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  • optic neuritis patients
  • Whether all optic neuritis patients should be tested for neuromyelitis optica (NMO) (aquaporin-4) antibodies remains controversial ( 28,29 ) but there is agreement that patients who have poor recovery of visual acuity or significant residual visual field deficit should be tested even if they lack other neurological signs of NMO ( 28 ). (lww.com)
  • onset
  • Many children with optic neuritis have a history of a fever, flu-like illness, or immunizations 1-2 weeks prior to the onset of the decreased vision. (aapos.org)
  • peripheral
  • In the effects of simpler poisons the recognition of unity in diversity, as in the affiliation of a peripheral neuritis to arsenic, illustrated more definitely this serial or etiological method of classifying diseases. (yourdictionary.com)
  • In 1900 an outbreak of "peripheral neuritis " with various skin affections occurred in Lancashire, which was traced to beer made from glucose and invert sugar, in the preparation of which sulphuric acid contaminated with arsenic was said to have been used. (yourdictionary.com)
  • Neuritis is a disorder of the peripheral nerves, and can cause symptoms such as tingly skin, pain, paralysis of certain muscles, and weakness. (naturalherbsguide.com)
  • weakness
  • 1 However, more recent studies suggest that about half of people who develop brachial neuritis have some weakness and/or altered sensations that continue to affect daily life. (spine-health.com)
  • One clue that a person has vestibular neuritis is horizontal nystagmus, or rapid eye movements, in the direction of the unaffected ear, especially if there are no other neurologic symptoms (e.g., vision changes, weakness, or impaired sensation). (everydayhealth.com)