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Diagnosing MS. New criteria were developed in 2001 (the “McDonald criteria”) and revised in 2005 and 2010. These have allowed neurologists to diagnose MS earlier than before.
– Recommended Diagnostic Criteria for Multiple Sclerosis: Guidelines from the International Panel on the Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis. McDonald and colleagues. Ann Neurol 2001;50:121-127. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ana.1032/pdf
– Diagnostic Criteria for Multiple Sclerosis: 2005 Revisions to the “McDonald Criteria”. Polman and colleagues. Ann Neurol 2005;58:840-846. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ana.20703/pdf
– Diagnostic criteria for multiple sclerosis: 2010 revisions to the McDonald criteria. Polman and colleagues. Ann Neurol 2011;69:292-302. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3084507/pdf/ana0069-0292.pdf
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