Environmental changes and epidemiology of multiple sclerosis in the French West Indies

@article{Cabre2009EnvironmentalCA,
  title={Environmental changes and epidemiology of multiple sclerosis in the French West Indies},
  author={Philippe Cabre},
  journal={Journal of the Neurological Sciences},
  year={2009},
  volume={286},
  pages={58-61}
}
  • Philippe Cabre
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    Journal of the Neurological…
    2009
  • Medicine
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS) emerged in the French West Indies (Martinique and Guadeloupe) at the beginning of the 1990s with an incidence for the period 1992-2007 of 1.27/100,000 (95% CI, 1.16-1.38). Its incidence, which is continuously increasing, reached 2.27/100,000 (95% CI, 1.92-2.62) in Martinique for the period 2002-07. Neuromyelitis optica (NMO), in contrast, has a stable incidence of 0.19/100,000 (95% CI, 0.15-0.23) resulting in a gradual increase in the MS/NMO ratio, which was 8.35 for the… CONTINUE READING

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