Clinical characteristics of patients with late-onset multiple sclerosis

  title={Clinical characteristics of patients with late-onset multiple sclerosis},
  author={Bela Kis and Bastian Rumberg and P Berlit},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
We evaluated clinical presentation, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in patients with late-onset multiple sclerosis (LOMS). Fifty-two patients with definitive multiple sclerosis (MS) diagnosed after the age of 50 years were identified between 1991 and 2002. Data pertaining to clinical characteristics, CSF analysis, and cerebral and spinal MRI were compared with those of 52 young-onset MS (YOMS) patients matched for sex and disease duration. Mean age at the time of… CONTINUE READING
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