Paraneoplastic neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) is a rare clinical entity with less than 40 cases described in literature until today. Paraneoplastic NMOSD in association with adenocarcinoma of ovary has not been described yet. We present a case of paraneoplastic NMOSD in association with carcinoma ovary which improved following appropriate immunomodulation with pulse intravenous methylprednisolone and azathioprine.
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Contributors JS: drafting of manuscript and revision. RB: data collection, drafting of manuscript, review of literature. RS: drafting of manuscript and revision. AT: concept and revision of 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.
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