Challenging Cases in Multiple Sclerosis

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 CME Post-Test
1. Your patient is a 38-year-old woman who has just been diagnosed with relapsing-remitting MS. Which of the following oral treatment options can you consider as first-line therapy for her?


2. Which of the following statements best describes the current recommendations for JC virus antibody testing in patients with MS?


3. Your patient is a 28-year-old man with MS and bradycardia (~50 beats per minute) who has continued to experience exacerbations on high-dose interferon β-1b, glatiramer acetate, and natalizumab. Is fingolimod an option for this patient?


4. Which of the following conditions can aggravate spasticity in patients with multiple sclerosis?


5. Which of the following strategies can help ensure patients with MS receive a therapeutic dose of oral baclofen for spasticity?


The correct answers, with detailed explanations to the above questions, will be provided on page 2.

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