Pediatric multiple sclerosis

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Pediatric multiple sclerosis

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Multiple Sclerosis Foundation

The mission of the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, Inc. is to provide programs and support services to those persons affected by MS that help them maintain their health, safety, self-sufficiency, and personal well-being; and to heighten public awareness of multiple sclerosis in order to elicit financial support for the MSF’s programs and services and promote understanding for those diagnosed with the illness.

Last Updated: 25 Mar 2013

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Pediatric multiple sclerosis" for support, advocacy or research.

Multiple Sclerosis Foundation

The mission of the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, Inc. is to provide programs and support services to those persons affected by MS that help them maintain their health, safety, self-sufficiency, and personal well-being; and to heighten public awareness of multiple sclerosis in order to elicit financial support for the MSF’s programs and services and promote understanding for those diagnosed with the illness.

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Last Updated: 25 Mar 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Pediatric multiple sclerosis" returned 17 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Clinical and MRI activity as determinants of sample size for pediatric multiple sclerosis trials.
 

Author(s): Leonard H Verhey, Alessio Signori, Douglas L Arnold, Amit Bar-Or, A Dessa Sadovnick, Ruth Ann Marrie, Brenda Banwell, Maria Pia Sormani

Journal: Neurology. 2013 Oct;81(14):1215-21.

 

To estimate sample sizes for pediatric multiple sclerosis (MS) trials using new T2 lesion count, annualized relapse rate (ARR), and time to first relapse (TTFR) endpoints.

Last Updated: 1 Oct 2013

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[Diagnostic value of brain biopsy in a pediatric multiple sclerosis mimicking brain stem glioma].
 

Author(s): Yumiko Nakazawa, Takanobu Maekawa, Shinji Oana, Akira Ishiguro, Sayaka Ohta, Hiroshi Terashima, Hirofumi Kashii, Masaya Kubota, Yoshiyuki Tsutsumi, Atsuko Nakazawa, Nobuhito Morota, Hirokazu Sakai

Journal: Nihon Rinsho Meneki Gakkai Kaishi. 2013 ;36(3):175-9.

 

Diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS) is difficult when the lesion mimics glioma or cerebral enchephalitis. We report a case of pediatric MS initially suspected as brain stem glioma. An 11-year-old boy developed left foot joint pain followed by progressive symptoms such as left arm ...

Last Updated: 1 Jul 2013

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[One case of pediatric multiple sclerosis with convulsions as initial symptoms].
 

Author(s): Mei Xiong, Chen Ni

Journal: Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi. 2013 Jun;15(6):494-5.

 

Last Updated: 24 Jun 2013

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Pediatric multiple sclerosis" returned 3 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Disease-modifying therapy of pediatric multiple sclerosis.
 

Author(s): Tanuja Chitnis

Journal: Neurotherapeutics. 2013 Jan;10(1):89-96.

 

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is increasingly recognized in children and adolescents. Improved awareness, access to care, and subspecialty training in pediatric MS has allowed for better access to treatment. Children with MS present with an overwhelmingly relapsing form of the disease and ...

Last Updated: 29 Jan 2013

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Pediatric multiple sclerosis: analysis of clinical and epidemiological aspects according to National MS Society Consensus 2007.
 

Author(s): Maria Lúcia Brito Ferreira, Maria Iris Morais Machado, Maria José Guedes Dantas, Alvaro José Porto Moreira, Adélia Maria de Miranda Henriques Souza

Journal: Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2008 Sep;66(3B):665-70.

 

To describe the epidemiological and clinical characteristics of child/adolescence multiple sclerosis (MS).

Last Updated: 24 Oct 2008

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Pediatric multiple sclerosis.
 

Author(s): Dorothée Chabas, Ari J Green, Emmanuelle Waubant

Journal: NeuroRx. 2006 Apr;3(2):264-75.

 

Multiple sclerosis (MS) occurs at all ages of the pediatric population. Childhood MS may represent up to 10% of all MS cases. Establishing the diagnosis of MS in a child is complicated by the limited diagnostic criteria and the possibility of significant clinical and magnetic resonance ...

Last Updated: 23 Mar 2006

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Environmental and Genetic Risk Factors for Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis

 

Last Updated: 10 Apr 2014

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A Study of NeuroVax™, a Novel Therapeutic TCR Peptide Vaccine for Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Multiple Sclerosis

 

Last Updated: 24 Jul 2014

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Safety and Efficacy of Fingolimod in Pediatric Patients With Multiple Sclerosis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Multiple Sclerosis

 

Last Updated: 9 Jul 2014

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