Multiple sclerosis in the Faroe Islands. VI. Studies of HLA markers.

Occurrence of clinical neurologic multiple sclerosis (CNMS) among resident Faroese began between 1943 and 1973 and comprised three epidemics. The occupation by British forces for 5 years during World War II was interpreted to have been of major importance for the occurrence of these epidemics and led us to believe that CNMS is the rare, late result of a… CONTINUE READING