Multiple sclerosis in Italy. A reappraisal of incidence and prevalence in Ferrara.

@article{Granieri1996MultipleSI,
  title={Multiple sclerosis in Italy. A reappraisal of incidence and prevalence in Ferrara.},
  author={Enrico Granieri and Susanna Malag{\`u} and Ilaria Casetta and Maria Rosaria Tola and Vittorio Govoni and Ezio Paolino and Vincenza Cinzia Monetti},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  year={1996},
  volume={53 8},
  pages={793-8}
}
BACKGROUND Previous descriptive surveys on multiple sclerosis (MS) in the province of Ferrara, northern Italy, carried out by our own epidemiological research group, pointed out that this area was not at low-medium risk for MS. OBJECTIVE To verify the morbidity estimates and update the temporal trend of MS. DESIGN AND METHODS We used a complete enumeration approach by reviewing all the possible sources of case collection available in Ferrara for 1965 through 1993. We included all patients… CONTINUE READING

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