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Neuromyelitis optica and neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders.

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The review is devoted to up-to-date data on epidemiology, aspects of the pathogenesis of neuromyelitis optica (NMO) and neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders (NMOSD). The authors consider a role of myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein immunoglobulin G (MOG-IgG) in the syndromes phenotypically similar to NMO and NMOSD. Special attention is drawn to the methods of MOG-IgG antibodies detection and indications for testing. The approaches and management for treatment and prevention of NMO relapses, risks of complications during pregnancy and immediately after delivery, as well as methods for their prevention and treatment, are described.

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Name: Zhurnal nevrologii i psikhiatrii imeni S.S. Korsakova
ISSN: 1997-7298
Pages: 35-48

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