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Table 2 Different MRI criteria for diagnosis of MS in pediatric patients

From: Pediatric versus adult MS: similar or different?

KIDMUS criteria Callen’s criteria Verhey’s criteria
1 of 2:
- Lesions perpendicular to long axis of the corpus callosum
- Sole presence of well defined lesions
Diagnosis: 2 of 3
- ≥2 T2 weighted lesions
- 2 periventricular lesions
- ≥1 Brain stem lesion
2 of 2:
- 1 periventricular lesions
- 1 hypointense lesions on T1 images
MS vs ASEM, 2 of 3:
- Absence of a diffuse bilateral lesion pattern
- Presence of black holes
- ≥2 periventricular lesions