Multiple sclerosis and related diseases begin when the body’s immune system attacks the nervous system.
Autoimmune encephalitis (AE) is a medical condition where the immune system attacks the brain, causing functional impairment.
Our skilled neurologists provide injection of botulinum toxin for the treatment of a variety of neurological conditions that involve abnormal postures or movements.
Clinically Isolated Demyelinating Syndromes
Clinically isolated syndrome (CIS) describes a single attack of symptoms that are like those of multiple sclerosis.
Optic neuritis (ON) is inflammation of the optic nerve.
Neuromyelitis optica is a disease in which the immune system attacks a water channel present in particular cells in the optic nerve, brain or spinal cord.
Neurosarcoidosis is a type of inflammation that may affect many different parts of the body, including the optic nerves, brain or spinal cord.
The Northwestern Medicine Multiple Sclerosis Program provides leading neurodiagnostic services to help our team identify patients who may need additional treatment.
Neuro Infusion Services
Northwestern Memorial Hospital offers specialized outpatient infusion services provided by an experienced team in a comfortable, peaceful environment.