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Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis

Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis

A demyelinating disease of the central nervous system that affects more children than adults.

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis

An autoimmune disease in which the body's own immune system mistakenly attacks normal tissues of the body.

Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis

Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis

Younger patients with MS are more likely than adults to have seizures, brainstem, and cerebellar symptoms. Learn more.

Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

Patients with the gradually worsening disease of MS are considered to have primary progressive multiple sclerosis or PPMS.

Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis

Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis

Relapsing-remitting MS is the most common initial form of MS and more common in younger patients.

Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

Learn why people switch to secondary progressive MS from relapsing-remitting MS, including what diagnostic tests and treatments are available.

Spasticity

Spasticity

Learn the causes and risk factors, symptoms and treatment options for spasticity.

Transverse Myelitis

Transverse Myelitis

A rare neurological condition produced by abnormal inflammation in the spinal cord.

Related Diseases and Conditions

Neuromyelitis Optica

Also known as Devic's Disease, NMO is a disorder of the central nervous system which has many features in common with multiple sclerosis.

Optic Neuritis

A condition in which the nerve to the eye (the optic nerve) becomes inflamed or irritated. Learn the symptoms and who is at risk.

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