Evidence in practice -- number 8 What is the prognosis of optic neuritis?

Sanders, Sharon; Del Mar, Chris; Purdy, Sarah; Spinks, Annelise; Tait, Lisa; McAvoy, Brian
December 2005
British Journal of General Practice;Dec2005, Vol. 55 Issue 521, p972
Academic Journal
The article presents information on a case on the chance of developing multiple sclerosis following a first episode of optic neuritis. The risk of developing multiple sclerosis ranged from 13 to 58%. Abnormal brain magnetic resonance imaging was a strong predictor of multiple sclerosis in a study. It provides information on other studies related to the disease.


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