de evaluación de tratamientos, intervenciones y análisis nuevos como medio para prevenir, detectar, tratar o controlar esta enfermedad. La neuromielitis óptica (NMO) o enfermedad de Devic es un trastorno autoinmune, inflamatorio y desmielinizante, que afecta principalmente al nervio óptico y la. INTRODUCTION: Neuromyelitis optica (NMO), or Devic’s disease, is an La neuromielitis optica (NMO) o enfermedad de Devic es un.

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Main differences with multiple sclerosis. Cervantes Llano 1Enfermevad. Ciudad de La Habana. The optic neuromyelitis or syndrome of Devic is an inflammatory and autoimmune illness of the central nervous system. It is characterized by attacks of optic neuritis and myelitis, being able to produce blindness, great neurological disability and even the short term death.

Devic’s Disease (Neuromyelitis optica)

Until the moment an effective treatment doesn’t exist, the therapy is centred in the treatment of the acute attacks, the medical prevention of the complications and the rehabilitation. This article is a revision of this not very common illness, considering that its prevalence in our country has gone in increase.

We compare between the optic neuromyelitis and the enfedmedad sclerosis, ddevic based on the main ones characteristic clinical-epidemic that distinguishes these two pathologies, considered by many clinical variants of oneself illness. En la EM las lesiones inflamatorias desmielinizantes se localizan en el cerebro 4,5.


Recientemente Wingerchuk y cols. Estos criterios fueron precedidos por los criterios de Mandler en 3 y de O’Riordan en En Cuba la prevalencia de la NMO se desconoce.

La terapia preventiva se requiere en pacientes con enfermedad recidivante. Western vs Optic Spinal MS. Two diseases, one treatment?

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