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Friday, July 10, 2009
“Benign” Course of MS Evaluated with MRI
Jul 08, 2009
“Benign” Course of MS Evaluated with MRI and Other Imaging Methods by European Collaborators
A group of experts in MS imaging have published new information on imaging and clinical findings that might help explain why some people experience a mild course of multiple sclerosis, also known as “benign” MS. They recommend that cognitive functions, not just physical functions, be taken into account when labeling a person’s MS as benign. Massimo Filippi, MD (Scientific Institute and University Ospedale San Raffaele, Milan, Italy) and colleagues in the European imaging collaboration known as “MAGNIMS” (Magnetic Resonance Research in MS) report their findings in Neurology 2009;72:1693-1701