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Multiple sclerosis: an introduction

Neil Scolding and Alastair Wilkins

in Multiple Sclerosis

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print July 2012 | ISBN: 9780199603251
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191739705 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199603251.003.0009

Series: Oxford Neurology Library

Multiple sclerosis: an introduction

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‘Breakthroughs’ in MS in the past have more often than not been ephemeral, rapidly contradicted or undermined by efforts to repeat experiments, or by larger, better executed studies, but it is still hard not to be optimistic about the short, medium and long term future in relation to this difficult disease. Before speculating briefly on what may be to come, we will first summarize the current position in relation to clinical, biological and therapeutic aspects of multiple sclerosis.

Chapter.  751 words. 

Subjects: Neurology

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