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Magnetic resonance imaging brain lesions typical of multiple sclerosis.

Multiple Sclerosis Re-Examined: Essential and Emerging Clinical Concepts

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic autoimmune disease of the central nervous system characterized by exacerbations of neurological dysfunction due to inflammatory demyelination. Neurologic symptoms typically present in young adulthood and vary based on the site of inflammation, although weakness, sensory impairment, brainstem dysfunction, and vision loss are common. MS occurs more frequently in women […]

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Multiple Sclerosis CME Course: Disease Management and Clinical Trial Data

The American Journal of Medicine is offering a new continuing medical education (CME) course on multiple sclerosis: Multiple Sclerosis Updates: Disease Management and Clinical Trial Data The 65th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN 2013) presented lectures, data, poster sessions, and panel discussions that provided up-to-date information on current clinical trials. Further […]

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CME: Multiple Sclerosis Management

Novel Therapeutics in Multiple Sclerosis Management: Clinical Applications Multiple sclerosis (MS) affects an estimated 300,000 individuals in the United States. No cure exists and while there is a lack of consensus on management, strategies to modify disease course are available. These strategies involve initiating disease modifying therapies that have been found to slow disease progression […]

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