2017 revisions of McDonald criteria shorten the time to diagnosis of multiple sclerosis in clinically isolated syndromes

@article{Gaetani20182017RO,
  title={2017 revisions of McDonald criteria shorten the time to diagnosis of multiple sclerosis in clinically isolated syndromes},
  author={L. Gaetani and L. Prosperini and A. Mancini and P. Eusebi and Maria Chiara Cerri and C. Pozzilli and P. Calabresi and P. Sarchielli and M. Di Filippo},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
  year={2018},
  volume={265},
  pages={2684-2687}
}
  • L. Gaetani, L. Prosperini, +6 authors M. Di Filippo
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Neurology
  • ObjectivesTo investigate the impact of the 2017 revisions of McDonald criteria on the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS) in a cohort of patients with clinically isolated syndrome (CIS) and dissemination in space (DIS) of demyelinating lesions.MethodsWe retrospectively analyzed 137 patients with CIS + DIS from two Italian MS centers.ResultsApplication of the 2017 revisions of McDonald criteria in our cohort led to a diagnosis of MS in 82.5% of the patients who could have not been diagnosed… CONTINUE READING
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