A practical guide to pediatric multiple sclerosis

Neuropediatrics. 2010 Aug;41(4):157-62. doi: 10.1055/s-0030-1267155. Epub 2010 Nov 17.

Abstract

During the past 10 years much knowledge has been gained about multiple sclerosis in the pediatric population. This article summarizes the information relevant to the neurologist and pediatric neurologist concerning the diagnosis, differential diagnosis and therapy for pediatric MS.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Child
  • Combined Modality Therapy / methods
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Glatiramer Acetate
  • Humans
  • Immunologic Factors / therapeutic use
  • Immunosuppressive Agents / therapeutic use
  • Interferon-beta / therapeutic use
  • Multiple Sclerosis / diagnosis*
  • Multiple Sclerosis / drug therapy
  • Multiple Sclerosis / immunology
  • Multiple Sclerosis / therapy*
  • Peptides / therapeutic use
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • Prognosis
  • Treatment Outcome

Substances

  • Immunologic Factors
  • Immunosuppressive Agents
  • Peptides
  • Glatiramer Acetate
  • Interferon-beta