Epidemiological and Immunogenetic Studies of Multiple Sclerosis in Japan
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is distributed over the world in a unique geographical pattern, with Japan and other Asian countries belonging to the low risk areas. Systematic prevalence studies, besides those of Japan , are lacking. Some reports of the clinical manifestations suggest a modification in Asian MS [2, 3, 16]. Since the environmental factors differ immensely between Asia (Japan) and the West, it is essential to cover these areas in obtaining various epidemiological parameters.
KeywordsMultiple Sclerosis Northern City Acute Transverse Myelitis Multiple Sclerosis Susceptibility Measle Antibody
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