Key clinical point: A small cohort of patients with CIS meeting MS diagnostic criteria stopped DMT after 5 years of no disease activity, and just under half had MS recurrence.
Major finding: Of the cohort of 46 patients, 23 had disease recurrence, with recurrence more likely among younger patients.
Study details: Cohort study of 46 patients with initial clinical episode of MS, meeting Barkhof criteria for MS on magnetic resonance imaging.
Disclosures: The authors reported no conflicts of interest. No external sources of funding were reported.
Citation: Monschein T et al. ECTRIMS 2019. Abstract P654.