The natural history of relapses in multiple sclerosis.

  title={The natural history of relapses in multiple sclerosis.},
  author={Timothy L. Vollmer},
  journal={Journal of the neurological sciences},
  volume={256 Suppl 1},
Relapses are a defining feature of multiple sclerosis (MS), serving as the basis for categorizing the different phases of the disease, and providing a means of measuring treatment success, following disease activity, and defining prognostic features. While the dissociation between relapses and disease progression indicates the boundaries of relapse history in determining disease course over time, it also highlights the importance of relapses to overall disease evolution. A broad understanding… CONTINUE READING

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