[Prevalence of multiple sclerosis in Ecuador].

  title={[Prevalence of multiple sclerosis in Ecuador].},
  author={Patricio Abad and Marian Perez and E. V. R. De Castro and Tomas Alarc{\'o}n and Rodrigo Santib{\'a}{\~n}ez and Fela D{\'i}az},
  volume={25 5},
INTRODUCTION Multiple sclerosis (MS) is less frequent in areas near to the Equator, while the incidence and prevalence rises with increasing distance from this particular area, determining a clear north to south gradient. During the last decade several published reports provide recent data on the prevalence in Latin America. The main objective of this article is to report prevalence data in the three largest cities of Ecuador, a South American Country located on Latitude zero North-South… CONTINUE READING

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