Paraclinical tests in acute-onset optic neuritis: basal data and results of a short follow-up.

@article{Martinelli1991ParaclinicalTI,
  title={Paraclinical tests in acute-onset optic neuritis: basal data and results of a short follow-up.},
  author={Vittorio Martinelli and Giancarlo Comi and Massimo Filippi and Ambra Poggi and Bruno Colombo and Mariaemma Rodegher and G. Scotti and Fabio M. Triulzi and Nicholas Canal},
  journal={Acta neurologica Scandinavica},
  year={1991},
  volume={84 3},
  pages={
          231-6
        }
}
Up to now it is still doubtful whether there is a real risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) after initial monosymptomatic optic neuritis (ON). In this study we evaluated 43 patients with isolated acute-onset ON, in order to demonstrate the presence of oligoclonal bands (OBs) in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and any additional clinically silent central nervous system (CNS) lesions. All examinations were performed from 5 days to 4 months (mean 43 days), from the onset of visual disturbances… CONTINUE READING
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