A multicenter study of the incidence of multiple sclerosis in Italy: design of the study.

@article{Comi1987AMS,
  title={A multicenter study of the incidence of multiple sclerosis in Italy: design of the study.},
  author={Giancarlo Comi},
  journal={Italian journal of neurological sciences},
  year={1987},
  volume={Suppl 6},
  pages={21-5}
}
  • Giancarlo Comi
  • Published 1987 in Italian journal of neurological sciences
Italy, extending from 37 degrees to 46 degrees North latitude is usually classified as a medium risk area for Multiple Sclerosis (MS). However, the results of prevalence studies carried out in Italy indicate ratios from 7.2 to 65.3/100.000. The difference between these prevalence figures may be explained in part by methodological and local regional problems; however real differences from area to area cannot be excluded. The Section of Neuroepidemiology of the Italian Society of Neurology… CONTINUE READING

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