Kaddumukasa M, Musubire A, Kaddumukasa M, Matovu S, Katabira E. Neuromyelitis optica in a Ugandan woman: a case report. Journal of medical case reports. 2013 Jul 5;7(7). 177 p. PMID: 23829994 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC3708735
Few cases of neuromyelitis optica have been reported in Africa. This is the first case report of neuromyelitis optica in Uganda. It highlights the need to have a high index of suspicion to promptly identify and appropriately treat these patients.