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  • optic neuritis
  • A twenty three year old female first presented in 2006, then thirteen with hyponatraemia and bilateral, severe optic neuritis, in the context of hypothalamic and optic chiasm lesions on MRI brain. (bmj.com)
  • Neuromyelitis optica, also known as Devic disease (DD), is a chronic disorder of nerve tissue characterized by inflammation of the optic nerve (optic neuritis) and inflammation of the spinal cord (myelitis). (rarediseases.org)
  • Optic neuritis is inflammation, of the optic nerve (optic neuritis) leading to pain inside the eye which rapidly is followed by loss of clear vision (acuity). (rarediseases.org)
  • Early in the course of the disease, it may be difficult to distinguish between neuromyelitis optica and multiple sclerosis because both may cause optic neuritis and myelitis as symptoms. (rarediseases.org)
  • Some patients with neuromyelitis optica have only recurrent myelitis or only recurrent optic neuritis. (rarediseases.org)
  • Clinicians suspecting this disorder must have a strong index of suspicion for this condition especially in patients with a history of severe myelitis or optic neuritis. (rarediseases.org)
  • lesions
  • Interferon beta 1-a, which has been demonstrated to significantly reduce the 3-year probability of the development of CDMS and the development of clinically silent MRI lesions in high-risk patients with acute optic neuritis, should be considered following IV methylprednisolone treatment (30 mg intramuscularly [IM] weekly). (springer.com)
  • Well, the eye dr found evidence of optic neuritis.I'm that much closer to A diagnosis,don't know wether to laugh or cry.Had my repeat brain MRI today as well.I found out fri that my lesions are in the pons(brain stem)and 2 in my left frontal lobe.Does anyone else know where the lesions are located for them? (dailystrength.org)
  • fulminant
  • Nonneurologic complications of WNV infection that may rarely occur include fulminant hepatitis, pancreatitis, myocarditis, rhabdomyolysis, orchitis, nephritis, optic neuritis and cardiac dysrhythmias and hemorrhagic fever with coagulopathy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pediatric
  • Other remarkable differences between the presentation of adult optic neuritis as compared to pediatric cases include more often unilateral optic neuritis in adults, while children much predominantly present with bilateral involvement. (wikipedia.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)
  • pain
  • Optic neuritis produces symptoms such as eye pain, vision loss, seeing flashing lights and reduced ability to perceive colors, notes Mayo Clinic. (reference.com)
  • A third form of the condition, called brachial neuritis, causes sudden, severe pain in the upper arm that persists for several days, states Spine-health. (reference.com)
  • Neuritis is a general term for conditions in which an inflamed nerve causes sensory disturbances, pain or a reduced ability for the nerve to respond to stimuli in the appropriate manner, the Academy for Guided Imagery explains. (reference.com)
  • Symptoms of optic neuritis in the affected eye include pain on eye movement, sudden loss of vision, and decrease in color vision (especially reds). (wikipedia.org)
  • cases
  • Specifically, this term has been suggested for cases of optic neuritis with serological evidence of vasculitis by positive ANA, despite the lack of meeting criteria for SLE. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most cases of AIN syndrome are due to a transient neuritis, although compression of the AIN can happen. (wikipedia.org)
  • Conditions
  • it lessens the severity and frequency of the attacks when given continuously between them, and it markedly controls such symptoms of gout as eczema, bronchitis and neuritis , whilst it is entirely inoperative against these conditions when they are not of gouty origin. (yourdictionary.com)