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[Incidence and distribution of multiple sclerosis in Halle District].

Authors
  • Kissig, B
  • Schmidt, R M
  • Kuppe, G
  • Neumann, V
Type
Published Article
Journal
Der Nervenarzt
Publication Date
Oct 01, 1986
Volume
57
Issue
10
Pages
579–582
Identifiers
PMID: 3491332
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

An epidemiological study of multiple sclerosis (MS) in the district of Halle, Halle-Neustadt and the area near the river Saale was carried out. We found 178 patients with a definite diagnosis in a total population of 396,529, corresponding to a prevalence of 44.9/100,000. The annual incidence rate was 2/100,000. When probable but not definitely diagnosed cases are included in the count, the estimated prevalence rises to 53.7/100,000 population.

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