Clinical characteristics of multiple sclerosis and associated optic neuritis in Korean children.

@article{Hwang2007ClinicalCO,
  title={Clinical characteristics of multiple sclerosis and associated optic neuritis in Korean children.},
  author={Joon Seo Hwang and S Kim and Young Suk Yu and H. -M. Chung},
  journal={Journal of AAPOS : the official publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus},
  year={2007},
  volume={11 6},
  pages={559-63}
}
PURPOSE To study the clinical characteristics of multiple sclerosis and associated optic neuritis in Korean children. METHOD A retrospective analysis was performed on 10 patients with an onset of multiple sclerosis before age 16. Information on sex, age of onset, clinical course, laboratory findings, and clinical characteristics of optic neuritis was obtained. RESULT The mean age at presentation was 7.31 +/- 2.99 years, and the mean duration of observation was 36.2 +/- 26.1 months. No… CONTINUE READING

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