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Evolution of Diagnostic Criteria for Multiple Sclerosis: Implications for Clinical Trials

Clinically establishing a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS) typically does not represent a difficult diagnostic challenge, notwithstanding the tendency to recall one’s diagnostic errors or atypical presentations. However, the progress recently made regarding the presence of partially effective treatments and the requirement for earlier diagnosis have highlighted the need for consistent diagnostic criteria. Tomislav Babic and Anne-Claude Muratet of Worldwide discuss.