What is neuromyelitis optica?
Also known as: NMO, NMO spectrum disorder (NMOSD), Devic’s disease
Neuromyelitis optica is a rare and severe disease of the central nervous system that primarily affects the eye nerves (optic nerves) and spinal cord, sometimes affecting the brain.
Reviewed by: Jack Wolfsdorf, MD, FAAP
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