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Balos Concentric Sclerosis
mejanson posted:
While the diagnosis has not yet been confirmed, they think my partner may have Balos Concentric Sclerosis. I have found very little about this particularly rare form of MS. I am wondering if anyone can tell me the difference between a diagnosis of BCS and MS?
hackwriter responded:
I couldn't find much on this very rare form of demyelinating disease, but I included a couple of links below for a cross-reference:

The government NIH site has no info right now possibly because there have been few inquiries about it.

According to the articles above, BCS seems to be differ from MS in the lesion pattern and in a prevalence of cases among Asian populations, rapid progression and an often fatal outcome, and oligodendrocyte damage.

Keep doing web searches and visit other MS forums for more information.


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