Optic neuritis and risk of MS: Differential diagnosis and management

Benjamin J. Osborne, Nicholas J. Volpe*

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Optic neuritis, a cause of sudden vision loss, often heralds the onset of multiple sclerosis (MS) within the next few years. It is important to distinguish optic neuritis from other types of optic neuropathy so that treatment can be started promptly, possibly delaying the onset of MS.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)181-190
Number of pages10
JournalCleveland Clinic journal of medicine
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1 2009


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