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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Neuromyelitis Optica


Other Names for this Disease
  • Devic syndrome
  • NMO
  • Devic's neuromyelitis optica
  • Devic disease
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  • I know my neuromyelitis optica is not contagious via personal contact, but if had the condition while pregnant could my daughter have it also? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • Devic syndrome
  • NMO
  • Devic's neuromyelitis optica
  • Devic disease
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.