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From: Neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders with and without connective tissue disorders

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Representative MRI abnormalities (arrows) in patients with NMOSD with CTD. a and b are from a 35-year-old woman with NMOSD and SS; (a) shows longitudinally extensive transverse myelitis (LETM) lesions on T2WI, and b shows ‘T1 dark’ associated with LETM. c, d and e, from a 40-year-old woman with NMOSD and SLE, show bright spotty lesions (BSLs) associated with LETM on T2WI. f, from a 38-year-old woman with NMOSD and SS, shows an area postrema lesion on T2WI. g, A 45-year-old woman with RA, shows a medulla oblongata lesion on T2WI. h, from a 39-year-old woman with NMOSD and undifferentiated CTD (UCTD), shows an area postrema lesion on FLAIR imaging. i, A 45-year-old woman with NMOSD and UCTD, showed bilateral hypothalamus lesions on the FLAIR imaging

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