Multiple sclerosis in children under 6 years of age.

  title={Multiple sclerosis in children under 6 years of age.},
  author={Marzia Ruggieri and Agata Polizzi and Lorenzo Pavone and Luigi Grimaldi},
  volume={53 3},
OBJECTIVES To characterize MS patients with the earliest onset of disease. BACKGROUND MS-primarily a disease of young adulthood-begins in childhood in 3 to 5% of cases. However, onset before 10 years of age is considered exceptional. Accordingly, inclusion age at onset is generally between 10 and 59 years. METHODS Information was obtained on patients with MS treated at our institution (n = 6) or from reports in Medline or bibliographies. Onset of disease was before 6 years of age, for a… CONTINUE READING
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