Neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder

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Neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder

Synonyms: Devic disease | NMOSD

A rare inflammatory disease of the central nervous system characterized mainly by attacks of uni- or bilateral optic neuritis (ON) and acute myelitis.

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HECI Medicine Incorporation

The objectives of HECI Medicine is to provide dependable access to affordable medicine and diagnostic tools to patients in Africa affected by rare diseases, collaborative with the scientific community to accelerate drug development for rare diseases therapies that are specific to populations in Africa, and collaborate with other rare disease organizations to ensure equitable access to health.

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