Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder Associated with Cryptogenic Organizing Pneumonia in a Young Patient
  • Irfan Shafiq
    Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Ali Saeed Wahla
    Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Mateen Haider Uzbeck
    Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Naureen Khan
    Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Zaid Zoumot
    Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi, UAE


Neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder, cryptogenic organizing pneumonia, young patient


Neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) is associated with other autoimmune disorders and probably with cryptogenic organizing pneumonia (COP) as well. Here we present the case of a 14-year-old girl presenting with typical NMOSD together with radiological evidence of COP. Our case is unique as the previous two reports of this association were in elderly patients.



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    Published: 2022-02-08
    Issue: 2022: Vol 9 No 2 (view)

    How to cite:
    Shafiq I, Wahla AS, Uzbeck MH, Khan N, Zoumot Z. Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder Associated with Cryptogenic Organizing Pneumonia in a Young Patient. EJCRIM 2022;9 doi:10.12890/2022_003105.

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