Multiple sclerosis

@article{Compston1994MultipleS,
  title={Multiple sclerosis},
  author={A. Compston and A. Coles},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={1994},
  volume={359},
  pages={1221-1231}
}
  • A. Compston, A. Coles
  • Published 1994
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • Differences in the risk of multiple sclerosis depending on racial background, and the high clinical concordance rates in monozygotic compared with dizygotic twins, have stimulated attempts to identify and locate genes that confer susceptibility to the disease. The risk of multiple sclerosis is increased from 1 in 800 in northern European Caucasians to 1 in 3 in the monozygotic co-twins of affected individuals, with intermediate rates for siblings, offspring and more distant relatives… CONTINUE READING

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