Devic's neuromyelitis optica and mitochondrial DNA mutation: a case report.

TitleDevic's neuromyelitis optica and mitochondrial DNA mutation: a case report.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2004
AuthorsGhezzi, A, Baldini, S, Zaffaroni, M, Leoni, G, Koudriavtseva, T, Casini, AR, Zeviani, M
JournalNeurol Sci
Volume25 Suppl 4
PaginationS380-2
Date Published2004 Nov
ISSN1590-1874
KeywordsAdult, DNA, Mitochondrial, Female, Humans, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Mutation, Neuromyelitis Optica, Spinal Cord
Abstract

Cases are described with Leber's optic atrophy and neurological symptoms and/or MRI lesions suggestive of multiple sclerosis. We describe a case of a young woman with Devic's neuromyelitis optica and 3460 homoplasmic mitochondrial DNA mutation.

DOI10.1007/s10072-004-0347-8
Alternate JournalNeurol. Sci.
Citation Key10.1007/s10072-004-0347-8
PubMed ID15727239
Grant ListGGP030039 / / Telethon / Italy