Diagnosis at Mayo Clinic

By Mayo Clinic Staff


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Multiple sclerosis can be difficult to diagnose because it shares signs and symptoms with other neurological disorders. Mayo Clinic specialists have experience with distinguishing MS from these mimickers. At Mayo Clinic, precise diagnosis is key to guiding individualized treatment.

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society has recognized Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, as a Pediatric MS Center of Excellence. Although MS is normally associated with young adults, onset of the disease before age 18 is increasingly recognized. Mayo specialists have experience diagnosing pediatric MS.

July 10, 2014