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Multiple sclerosis

Current definition

December 2018

Multiple sclerosis – with past or present symptoms

A definite diagnosis of multiple sclerosis by a consultant neurologist. There must have been clinical impairment of motor or sensory function caused by multiple sclerosis.

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We no longer require for symptoms to be present, as long as they've been present in the past. 

 

Previous definitions

ABI+

November 2015

Multiple sclerosis – with past or present symptoms

A definite diagnosis of multiple sclerosis by a consultant neurologist. There must be clinical impairment of motor or sensory function, or a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis supported by findings of clinical objective evidence on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).