Acute Relapses of Multiple Sclerosis

F. Sellebjerg, D. Barnes, G. Filippini, R. Midgard, X. Montalban, P. Rieckmann, K. Selmaj, L. H. Visser, P. Soelberg Sørensen

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEuropean Handbook of Neurological Management: Second Edition
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9781405185332
Publication statusPublished - Sep 6 2010


  • Acute relapses of multiple sclerosis
  • Attacks or relapses, dominating feature of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Glucocorticoid or ACTH treatment of MS relapses-analysed in Cochrane review
  • Glucocorticoid treatment in MS subgroups
  • Glucocorticoid treatment-of acute optic neuritis
  • Intense, interdisciplinary rehabilitation programme-to be considered after treatment with i.v. methylprednisolone
  • North American Optic Neuritis Treatment Trial (ONTT)
  • Patients with inflammatory demyelination-patients with MS, not responding to treatment with methylprednisolone may benefit from plasma exchange treatment
  • Side effects of glucocorticoid treatment
  • Specific glucocorticoids, dose and route of administration

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)

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