Trauma, stress and multiple sclerosis

@article{Martinelli2000TraumaSA,
  title={Trauma, stress and multiple sclerosis},
  author={V. Martinelli},
  journal={Neurological Sciences},
  year={2000},
  volume={21},
  pages={S849-S852}
}
  • V. Martinelli
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine
  • Neurological Sciences
  • Abstract It has been suggested that physical trauma, involving the cervical spinal cord or the brain, and psychological stress may precede MS onset or may influence the disease course, although this hypothesis has mainly come from anecdotal case reports or small uncontrolled or controlled studies. So far there are no studies providing a clear causative relationship between physical trauma (especially head trauma) and MS onset, exacerbation or progression of the disease. On the other hand… CONTINUE READING
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