Neuromyelitis optica (NMO)

Discussion:

The patient went on to have extensive diagnostic work-up. 

  • Neuromyelitis Optica antibodies: POSITIVE
  • Rheumatoid Antibodies
    • Rheumatoid Factor <20 IU/mL (normal range: <20)
  • Antinuclear Antibodies
    • Antinuclear antibodies: POSITIVE
    • Speckled Titer: 40
    • Speck/Nuclr Titer: 640
  • Extractable Nuclear Antigens
    • Ext. Nuclear Ags Positive
    • Anti - Sm: Negative
    • Anti - RNP: Negative
    • Anti - Ro: POSITIVE
    • Anti - La: POSITIVE
    • Anti - Topo1: Negative
    • Anti - Jo1: Negative
  • Double Stranded DNA Antibodies
    • dsDNA 0.7  2.7 IU/mL (normal range: 0-4.0)
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