Multiple Sclerosis Risk Factors and Pathogenesis.

@article{Nourbakhsh2019MultipleSR,
  title={Multiple Sclerosis Risk Factors and Pathogenesis.},
  author={Bardia Nourbakhsh and Ellen M. Mowry},
  journal={CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology},
  year={2019}
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW This article summarizes recent advances in the identification of genetic and environmental factors that affect the risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) and the pathogenic processes involved in acute relapses and relapse-independent disability progression. RECENT FINDINGS The number of single-nucleotide polymorphisms associated with increased risk of MS has increased to more than 200 variants. The evidence for the association of Epstein-Barr virus infection, vitamin D… 
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