Characteristics of MS in Canadian aboriginals

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Characteristics of MS in Canadian aboriginals

Postby MSUK » Wed Mar 07, 2012 6:37 am

Characteristics of multiple sclerosis in aboriginals living in British Columbia

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Summary: This novel retrospective, epidemiological, comparison study from British Columbia, Canada, uses existing clinical and genetic data to compare disease characteristics between MS patients of aboriginal origin with those with non-aboriginal origin.

The authors found no significant differences between the MS aboriginals and the non-matched, much larger, comparator group with respect to age, sex or disease course. However, aboriginals progressed more rapidly to EDSS 6 from disease onset. This interesting paper incorporates the largest aboriginal cohort identified to date and suggests a more rapid rate of progression in these patients. ... Read More - http://www.msrc.co.uk/index.cfm/fuseact ... ageid/2325
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