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A novel characterization of Clinically Isolated Syndrome (CIS) patients according to lesion patterns is proposed. More specifically, patients are classified according to the nature of inflammatory lesions patterns. It is expected that this characterization can infer new prospective figures from the earliest imaging signs of Multiple Sclerosis (MS), since it can provide a classification of different types of lesions across patients.

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It is still difficult to predict the clinical outcomes of multiple sclerosis patients

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Early evaluation can suggest the best treatment

Alessandro Crimi
Universitat Zurich

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This page is a summary of: Predictive Value of Imaging Markers at Multiple Sclerosis Disease Onset Based on Gadolinium- and USPIO-Enhanced MRI and Machine Learning, PLoS ONE, April 2014, PLOS, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0093024.
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