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Clues of Hynson et al for Distinguishing Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis (ADEM) from Multiple Sclerosis After a First Episode

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Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) may be impossible to distinguish from multiple sclerosis after the initial episode. Hynson et al listed a variety of features which can help identify a child who probably has ADEM. The authors are from the Royal Children's Hospital and University of Melbourne in Australia.

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