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Anti-MOG antibody associated long segment myelitis presenting as anterior cord syndrome
  1. Amlan Kusum Datta,
  2. Adreesh Mukherjee,
  3. Biman Kanti Ray and
  4. Atanu Biswas
  1. Department of Neurology, Bangur Institute of Neurology, Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Kolkata, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Adreesh Mukherjee; adreesh03{at}


A patient having clinical features reminiscent of anterior cord syndrome (ACS) was found to have long segment myelitis on MRI. Investigations revealed serum anti-myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein (MOG) antibody positivity. He was treated with pulse methylprednisolone followed by immunosuppressant therapy with mycophenolate mofetil, which led to clinical recovery. Anterior cord syndrome has so far not been reported in the context of anti-MOG antibody associated disease.

  • spinal cord
  • immunology

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  • Contributors All the authors were involved in evaluation and management of the patient and agreed on the final version of the manuscript. AKD wrote the first draft and AM, BKR and AB critically reviewed 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.

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