What is the role of visual evoked potentials in the workup of pediatric multiple sclerosis (MS)?

Updated: Jan 30, 2019
  • Author: Alice K Rutatangwa, DO, MSc; Chief Editor: Amy Kao, MD  more...
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Prolonged visual evoked potentials may indicate prior asymptomatic demyelination of optic nerves. Caution must be exercised in young children, as the results are highly dependent on attention.


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