Venkata Krishna Chaitanya Koduri*, Venkata Sundarachary Nagarjunakonda, Veeramma Uppala and Ramakrishna Gajula
Guntur Medical College and Government General Hospital, Guntur, AP, India
*Corresponding Author: Venkata Krishna Chaitanya Koduri, Department of Neurology, 3rd Floor, Podili Prasad Super Speciality Block, Government General Hospital, Guntur, AP, India.
Received: July 23, 2020; Published: August 31, 2020
Background: Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) has evolved from Devic's classical description to a broader disease spectrum of NMO Spectrum Disorder (NMOSD), from monophasic illness to a polyphasic illness with multiple recurrences, disease confined to optic nerve and spinal cord to now brain stem, cerebrum and even with endocrinopathy due to hypothalamic involvement , coexisting infections  and a variety of autoimmune diseases, including non-organ specific autoimmune diseases and co-existent autoantibodies without diseases .
Objectives: To report, the epidemiological characteristics, clinical presentations, recurrence rate, treatment and response to therapy in 23 patients with NMO spectrum disorder among the Indian population.
Materials and Methods: An observational, retrospective analysis of our prospectively maintained data base of patients during the period of May 2018 - June 2018 who satisfied International Panel for NMO Diagnosis (IPND) revised criteria  of NMOSD was done.
Discussion and Conclusion:
Keywords: Typical NMOSD; Atypical NMOSD; NMOSD Associated Diseases
Citation: Venkata Krishna Chaitanya Koduri., et al. “Typical and Atypical NMOSD - Its Implications". Acta Scientific Neurology 3.9 (2020): 128-135.
Copyright: © 2020 Venkata Krishna Chaitanya Koduri., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.