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Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder (NMOSD)

Myths and Facts: What to Know About NMOSD

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Fact: NMOSD Is Not MS


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Myth: NMOSD Is a Progressive Condition


vision loss
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Fact: Attacks Can Leave Lasting Damage


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Myth: Vision Loss Is Always Temporary


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Fact: Vomiting and Hiccups Are Symptoms


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Myth: The Cause of NMOSD Is a Mystery


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Fact: Spinal Cord Inflammation Is Common


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Myth: NMOSD Is an Isolated Disease


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Fact: Effective Treatments Exist


Lexi Krupp

Lexi Krupp

Lexi Krupp is a journalist who covers health and science stories for audio and print. Before moving to New York City, she taught ecology in Wisconsin and Maine.