The prevalence of multiple sclerosis in the world: an update

  title={The prevalence of multiple sclerosis in the world: an update},
  author={G. Rosati},
  journal={Neurological Sciences},
  • G. Rosati
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine
  • Neurological Sciences
  • Abstract. [...] Key Result The rarity of MS among Samis, Turkmen, Uzbeks, Kazakhs, Kyrgyzis, native Siberians, North and South Amerindians, Chinese, Japanese, African blacks and New Zealand Maoris, as well as the high risk among Sardinians, Parsis and Palestinians, clearly indicate that the different susceptibilities of distinct racial and ethnic groups are an important determinant of the uneven geographic distribution of the disease. The updated distribution of MS in Europe, showing many exceptions to the…Expand Abstract
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