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Manual dexterity may decline more rapidly in pediatric-onset MS

Key clinical point: Manual dexterity may decline more rapidly in pediatric-onset MS, compared with adult-onset MS.

Major finding: Overall, patients with pediatric-onset MS performed 1.39 seconds better than patients with adult-onset MS on a test of manual dexterity.

Study details: An analysis of 3 years’ worth of data for 6,457 participants in the MS PATHS initiative.

Disclosures: Biogen sponsors the MS PATHS initiative, and one of the investigators has received funds from Biogen.

Citation:

Planchon SM et al. ACTRIMS 2020. Abstract P043.