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CASE REPORT
Seronegative neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder: severe polysymptomatic presentation with successful treatment response
  1. Gilberto Pires da Rosa1,
  2. Francisca Costa2,
  3. Joana Guimarães3,4 and
  4. Fernando Friões1,5
  1. 1 Intermediate Care Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Centro Hospitalar Universitário de São João, Porto, Portugal
  2. 2 Department of Neuroradiology, Centro Hospitalar Universitário de São João, Porto, Portugal
  3. 3 Department of Neurology, Centro Hospitalar Universitário de São João, Porto, Portugal
  4. 4 Neurology and Neurosurgery Unit of Clinical Neurosciences and Mental Health Department, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
  5. 5 Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Porto Medical School, Porto, Portugal
  1. Correspondence to Dr Gilberto Pires da Rosa, gilbertopiresrosa{at}gmail.com

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  • Contributors GPdR: active role in the hospitalisation of the patient (diagnosis and therapeutic decisions), review of literature and elaboration of the manuscript. FC: active role in the hospitalisation of the patient (diagnosis—neuroimaging), selection and labeling of the images used in the case report, review and completion of the manuscript. JG: active role in the hospitalisation of the patient (diagnosis and therapeutic decisions), review and completion of the manuscript, follow-up of the patient (consultation). FF: active role in the hospitalisation of the patient (diagnosis and therapeutic decisions), review of literature, elaboration and review of the manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

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  • Contributors GPdR: active role in the hospitalisation of the patient (diagnosis and therapeutic decisions), review of literature and elaboration of the manuscript. FC: active role in the hospitalisation of the patient (diagnosis—neuroimaging), selection and labeling of the images used in the case report, review and completion of the manuscript. JG: active role in the hospitalisation of the patient (diagnosis and therapeutic decisions), review and completion of the manuscript, follow-up of the patient (consultation). FF: active role in the hospitalisation of the patient (diagnosis and therapeutic decisions), review of literature, elaboration and review of the manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

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