Vision Issues and Balancing Trouble Are Signs of Pediatric MS
Kids Usually Have Just One Type of MS
Relapses Are More Frequent in Pediatric MS
Pediatric MS Progresses More Slowly
Pediatric MS Is Most Common in Teens
It Can Take a Toll on Kids' Brains
Finally, There Is a Treatment
Exercise Is Key to Fighting Pediatric MS
MS Kids Can Feel Alone
There Is a (Slight) Parent-Kid Connection
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Pediatric MS Symptoms Can Help Make Diagnosis Possible: National Multiple Sclerosis Society. (No date). Multiple Sclerosis FAQs. nationalmssociety.org.
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