The worldwide prevalence of multiple sclerosis

  title={The worldwide prevalence of multiple sclerosis},
  author={M. Pugliatti and S. Sotgiu and G. Rosati},
  journal={Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery},
  • M. Pugliatti, S. Sotgiu, G. Rosati
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Despite the wealth of epidemiological data deriving from the systematic studies of multiple sclerosis (MS) that have been carried out for over 70 years, any attempt at redefining the pattern of MS geographic distribution is still a difficult task. In fact, comparing prevalence studies of different areas and at different times implies a number of problems: (a) the variability of the surveyed populations in terms of size, age structure, ethnic origin and composition [1]; (b) the difference when… CONTINUE READING
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