MUSCULOSKELETAL MEDICINE

Neurosarcoidosis

Jan 8, 2020 by in MUSCULOSKELETAL MEDICINE Comments Off on Neurosarcoidosis

42 Neurosarcoidosis Brandon P. Moss and Jinny Tavee KEY POINTS FOR THE CLINICIAN        •  Neurologic complications are seen in 5% to 10% of patients with systemic sarcoidosis, but are the presenting…

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Neuromyelitis Optica

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PART VI. RELATED DISEASES   38 Neuromyelitis Optica Amanda L. Piquet and John R. Corboy KEY POINTS FOR THE CLINICIAN        •  Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is a distinct clinical–pathological disease that is…

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Cognitive Dysfunction in Multiple Sclerosis

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21 Cognitive Dysfunction in Multiple Sclerosis Stephen M. Rao KEY POINTS FOR CLINICIANS        Cognitive dysfunction …        •  Occurs in 43% to 65% of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS)        •  Is often under…

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Emerging Therapies

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16 Emerging Therapies Michael D. Kornberg and Peter A. Calabresi KEY POINTS FOR CLINICIANS        •  Current disease-modifying therapies target the peripheral immune system with a primary goal of preventing relapses.        •  The…

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Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis

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PART V. SPECIAL ISSUES   33 Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Amy T. Waldman KEY POINTS FOR CLINICIANS        •  Pediatric and adult multiple sclerosis (MS) have similar clinical symptoms.        •  The presence of encephalopathy…

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