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Case Report


Devic's disease or Neuromyelitis Optica is a serious, rare idiopathic neurological disorder which affects the optic nerve and the spinal cord. A 15-year-old girl was admitted in the neurology was with a previous history of 4 episodes of weakness in both the lower limbs and urinary retention. The patient gradually lost her eyesight in both eyes at the age of 8. Initially, she was diagnosed as a case of Multiple Sclerosis at the age of 11 when she presented with first episode of lower limb weakness. Later, Seropositivity for Aquaporin 4 IgG and clear MRI scan of the brain confirmed the diagnosis of Neuromyelitis Optica.

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