Neuromyelitis Optica and Herpes Simplex Virus 2

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The clinical and radiographic spectrum of Neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder has broadened following the description of the aquaporin-4 antibody. The initial triggering event and reason for disease quiescence between relapses is unclear. We present a case of myeloradiculitis associated with aquaporin-4 antibody and concomitant herpes simplex virus 2 infection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)92-93
Number of pages2
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2018


  • AQP4 protein
  • autoimmunity
  • herpes simplex virus 2
  • infectious myelitis
  • neuromyelitis optica
  • neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology


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