Increasing prevalence and incidence of multiple sclerosis in South East Wales

@article{Hirst2008IncreasingPA,
  title={Increasing prevalence and incidence of multiple sclerosis in South East Wales},
  author={C. Hirst and G. Ingram and T. Pickersgill and R. Swingler and D. Compston and N. Robertson},
  journal={Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry},
  year={2008},
  volume={80},
  pages={386 - 391}
}
  • C. Hirst, G. Ingram, +3 authors N. Robertson
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry
  • Background and aim: Epidemiological studies of multiple sclerosis suggest a trend of increasing disease prevalence in susceptible populations. The reasons for this are unclear and may be the results of methodological differences between studies, incomplete ascertainment or advances in technologies that allow the increased identification of early or mild disease. In addition, direct comparison of cross sectional prevalence estimates performed in different epochs in ethnically and geographically… CONTINUE READING
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