Devic's disease

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Devic's disease

[dəvēks′]
Etymology: Eugène Devic, French physician, 1869-1930
combined, but not usually clinically simultaneous, demyelination of the optic nerve and the spinal cord, marked by diminution of vision and sometimes blindness, flaccid paralysis of the extremities, and sensory and genitourinary disturbances. See also multiple sclerosis.
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The child was ultimately diagnosed with ADEM and Devic Syndrome and was treated accordingly.