In 1879 Dr. Buzzard wrote, "In its infancy, the name we give to multiple sclerosis is hysteria." At the time it was not uncommon for the early signs and symptoms of MS to be confused with psychiatric problems. Today MS remains one of the most difficult diseases in the world to diagnose.
- Q What should be my next step after I know that I have multiple sclerosis?
- Q How can I lessen the shock of MRI diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS)?
- Q Will I be able to cope with a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS)?
- Q At what age is multiple sclerosis (MS) typically diagnosed?
- Q What are the risks of an early multiple sclerosis (MS) diagnosis?
- Q Why is it more difficult to diagnose MS in children than in adults?