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Childhood onset multiple sclerosis

Neil Scolding and Alastair Wilkins

in Multiple Sclerosis

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print July 2012 | ISBN: 9780199603251
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191739705 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199603251.003.0050

Series: Oxford Neurology Library

Childhood onset multiple sclerosis

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• MS is uncommon in paediatric populations • The differential diagnosis of MS in children differs from that in adults • The principles of treatment in childhood onset MS are similar to those in adults, although trial-evidence base for treatments in children is lacking.

Chapter.  1672 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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