Date of this Version

7-1-2005

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Details

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Sanders S, Del Mar C, Purdy S, Spinks A, Tait L, McAvoy B. Evidence in practice - number 8. What is the prognosis of optic neuritis? How often does it lead to multiple sclerosis? Br J Gen Pract 2005; 55: 972-3.
Copyright BRITISH JOURNAL OF GENERAL PRACTICE
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Abstract

This rapid review of the literature tried to answer the question of the prognosis of optic neuritis leading to multiple sclerosis (MS). The risk of developing MS after a single episode of optic neuritis ranged from 13% to 58%.

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