Saturday August 19th 2017

Multiple sclerosis in children and adolescents: incidence and clinical picture – new insights from the nationwide German surveillance (2009–2011)

ConclusionUsing an active prospective surveillance system and the McDonald criteria for first MS diagnosis the age‐related incidence of pediatric MS in Germany was uncovered and is more common than in previous estimates. Thorough application of McDonald criteria and inclusion of spinal MRI data allowed for early diagnosis in almost 90% of cases. (Source: European Journal of Neurology)

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Multiple sclerosis in children and adolescents: incidence and clinical picture – new insights from the nationwide German surveillance (2009–2011)

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