Multiple sclerosis in the far north - incidence and prevalence in Nordland County, Norway, 1970–2010

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BACKGROUND The risk of multiple sclerosis (MS) increases with increasing latitude. Taking into consideration that Norway has a large latitude range, a south-to-north gradient would be expected. However, previous studies have reported an uneven distribution of the disease in Norway, with a relatively low prevalence in the most northern parts of the country… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12883-014-0226-8

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