Brenda Banwell from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia: Diagnosing Pediatric Neuromyelitis Optica

In adult patients neuromyelitis optica is considered a rare enough condition. It is even more rare in children making the diagnosis and treatment a longer and more careful process.

In adult patients neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is considered a rare enough condition. It is even more rare in children making the diagnosis and treatment a longer and more careful process.

As the chief of the Division of Neurology at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Brenda L. Banwell, MD, is tasked with treating any number of delicate conditions including NMO and multiple sclerosis among others. Banwell discussed the latest developments in the field during the annual ECTRIMS conference in London.