Uhthoff's phenomena in MS—clinical features and pathophysiology

@article{Frohman2013UhthoffsPI,
  title={Uhthoff's phenomena in MS—clinical features and pathophysiology},
  author={Teresa C. Frohman and Scott L. Davis and Shin Chien Beh and Benjamin M. Greenberg and Gina Remington and Michael Karl Racke},
  journal={Nature Reviews Neurology},
  year={2013},
  volume={9},
  pages={535-540}
}
In the late 19th century, Wilhelm Uhthoff reported on a series of patients with acute optic neuritis who manifested similar recurrent, stereotyped visual symptoms that were of paroxysmal onset, short in duration, and reversible. These 'Uhthoff's phenomena', which are a feature of multiple sclerosis (MS) and other demyelinating diseases, can be triggered by factors including the perimenstrual period, exercise, infection, fever, exposure to high ambient temperatures, and psychological stress… CONTINUE READING
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