Combined Bachelor's + Master's degree in Medicine and Surgery

Multiple Sclerosis and demyelinating diseases of the central nervous system: from diagnosis to therapy  (Corso Elettivo)

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Massimiliano Calabrese
Massimiliano Calabrese
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Corsi elettivi 1° semestre dal Oct 9, 2017 al Dec 21, 2017.

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Learning outcomes

Multiple Sclerosis is one of the most frequent diseases of the Central Nervous System with a prevalence of 150 cases of 100.000 citizens and having total costs of more than 200.000.000 of Euros per year.
The aim of the course is to elucidate the most recent diagnostic criteria for Multiple Sclerosis and to point out other possible better explanations of the clinical symptoms.
The role of neuroimaging and cognitive evaluation will be discussed. Clinical cases will be presented to make this course interactive.


Differential diagnosis of the main neurological disorders

Assessment methods and criteria

Only frequency is required

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