What is the role of visual evoked potential (VEP) testing in the workup of multiple sclerosis?

Updated: Oct 25, 2019
  • Author: Andrew B Evans, MD; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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The McDonald criteria have incorporated VEPs into the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis. In patients in whom an insidious neurologic progression has occurred, VEPs are recommended when MRI documents at least 4, but no more than 8, T2 lesions consistent with MS. [19]


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