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Epidemiology of MS 

Epidemiology of MS
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Epidemiology of MS
Author(s):

John Zajicek

, Jennifer Freeman

, and Bernadette Porter

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198569831.003.0005
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date: 24 August 2019

Prevalence, incidence, and geographical variation 22

Migration studies 24

There has been considerable debate over the extent to which genetics or environment play a role in the development of MS and its subsequent disease course: the nature versus nurture controversy. Epidemiological studies of incidence (usually quoted as cases/100,000 population/year) and ...

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