The 2017 McDonald Criteria for Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

The 2017 McDonald criteria continue to apply primarily to patients experiencing a typical clinically isolated syndrome, define what is needed to fulfil dissemination in time and space of lesions in the CNS, and stress the need for no better explanation for the presentation. Continue reading

McDonald Diagnostic Criteria for Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

What Is An Attack?

  • Neurological disturbance of kind seen in MS
  • Subjective report or objective observation
  • 24 hours duration, minimum
  • Excludes pseudoattacks, single paroxysmal episodes Continue reading