Over-Diagnosing of Multiple Sclerosis : The Potential Pitfalls of the 2010 McDonald Criteria

With the revised 2010 McDonald criteria, the diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis is too frequently being assigned to individuals who do not have the disease. In this day and age of efficacious, yet often toxic therapies, this is a potentially serious issue. The following provides a brief overview of the principal factors underlying this diagnostic shortcoming. […]