Acute transverse myelitis with normal brain MRI: Long-term risk of MS Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Brain
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Myelitis, Transverse
  • Spinal Cord

abstract

  • The majority of patients with ATM and normal brain MRI do not develop MS after 5 years of follow-up confirming the relatively low risk compared to patients with abnormal brain MRI scans. CSF is helpful in distinguishing patients more likely to develop MS. Compared to clinical attacks, serial imaging may not lead to an earlier diagnosis in ATM patients with normal brain MRI.

publication date

  • January 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s00415-007-0686-5

PubMed ID

  • 18080852

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 89

end page

  • 93

volume

  • 255

number

  • 1