Prevalence of multiple sclerosis in Denmark 1950--2005.

  title={Prevalence of multiple sclerosis in Denmark 1950--2005.},
  author={Joan Bentzen and Esben Meulengracht Flachs and Egon Stenager and Henrik Br\onnum-Hansen and Nils J Koch-Henriksen},
  journal={Multiple sclerosis},
  volume={16 5},
Multiple sclerosis is an inflammatory disease of the central nervous system of unknown aetiology. Its prevalence varies by ethnicity and place: persons of northern European descent are at increased risk while persons living at lower latitudes appear to be protected against the disease. The Danish Multiple Sclerosis Registry is a national registry established in 1956 after a population-based survey which receives information from numerous sources. It is considered to be more than 90% complete… CONTINUE READING
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