International Pediatric MS Study Group Global Members Symposium report
Evangeline Wassmer, Tanuja Chitnis, Daniela Pohl, Maria Pia Amato, Brenda Banwell, Angelo Ghezzi, Rogier Q Hintzen, Lauren B Krupp, Naila Makhani, Kevin Rostasy, Marc Tardieu, Silvia Tenembaum, Amy Waldman, Emmanuelle Waubant, Andrew J Kornberg
NEUROLOGY | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2016
The International Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Study Group held its inaugural educational program, "The World of Pediatric MS: A Global Update," in September 2014 to discuss advances and challenges in the diagnosis and management of pediatric multiple sclerosis (MS) and other neuroinflammatory CNS disorders. Highlights included a discussion on the revised diagnostic criteria, which enable the differentiation of MS, acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, neuromyelitis optica, and other neuroinflammatory disorders. While these criteria currently identify clinical and MRI features for a particular diagnosis, advances in biomarkers may prove to be useful in the future. An update was also provided..View full abstract
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This supplement is made possible by funding from the MS Cure Fund, Danish MS Society, German MS Society, Italian MS Association, MS International Federation, MS Research Foundation (Netherlands), National MS Society (USA) and Swiss MS Society.