Atypical idiopathic inflammatory demyelinating lesions: prognostic implications and relation to multiple sclerosis

  title={Atypical idiopathic inflammatory demyelinating lesions: prognostic implications and relation to multiple sclerosis},
  author={Mirja Wallner-Blazek and {\`A}lex Rovira and Massimo Fillipp and Maria Assunta Rocca and David H. Miller and Klaus Schmierer and Jette Lautrup Frederiksen and Achim Gass and Hugo Pereira Pinto Gama and Charles Peter Tilbery and Ant{\^o}nio Jos{\'e} da Rocha and Jos{\'e} Flores and Frederik Barkhof and Alexandra Seewann and Jacqueline A Palace and Tarek A. Yousry and Xavier Montalban and Christian Enzinger and Franz Fazekas},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
Atypical lesions of a presumably idiopathic inflammatory demyelinating origin present quite variably and may pose diagnostic problems. The subsequent clinical course is also uncertain. We, therefore, wanted to clarify if atypical idiopathic inflammatory demyelinating lesions (AIIDLs) can be classified according to previously suggested radiologic characteristics and how this classification relates to prognosis. Searching the databases of eight tertiary referral centres we identified 90 adult… 
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