Baló Concentric Sclerosis in Children

  title={Bal{\'o} Concentric Sclerosis in Children},
  author={Jenny J. Linnoila and Tanuja Chitnis},
  journal={Journal of Child Neurology},
  pages={603 - 607}
Baló concentric sclerosis is a unique and rare phenomenon in demyelinating disease. Typically thought of as a subtype of multiple sclerosis, Baló concentric sclerosis is characterized pathologically by striking rings of demyelination alternating with areas of preserved myelination. Its exact prevalence in adult and especially pediatric populations is unknown. Although traditionally considered to be an acute and fatal disease of adults, there are a handful of reports of Baló concentric sclerosis… 
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