Recurring optic neuropathy in patients with MS

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Recurring optic neuropathy in patients with MS

Postby MSUK » Thu Oct 14, 2010 3:15 am

Recurring optic neuropathy in patients with MS may lead to thinning of RNFL

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Optical coherence tomography may be a useful tool for evaluating and classifying patients with multiple sclerosis, according to a study.

Imaging the retinal architecture, and the retinal nerve fiber layer in particular, appears to correlate with clinical phenotype. "We observed lower [retinal nerve fiber layer] values in progressive MS subtypes relative to patients with less advanced disease," the study authors said.... Read More - http://www.msrc.co.uk/index.cfm/fuseact ... ageid/1796
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