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Onset symptoms, tobacco smoking, and progressive-onset phenotype are associated with a delayed onset of multiple sclerosis, and marijuana use with an earlier onset

Abstract:

Background

Age at symptom onset (ASO) is a prognostic factor that could affect the accrual of disability in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients. Some factors are known to influence the risk of multiple sclerosis (MS), but their influence on the ASO is less well-investigated.

Objective

Examine the associations between known or emerging MS risk factors and ASO.

Methods

This was a multicenter study, incident cases (n = 279) with first clinical diagnosis ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.3389/fneur.2018.00418

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Publisher:
Frontiers Media Publisher's website
Journal:
Frontiers in Neurology Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
JUN
Pages:
418
Publication date:
2018-06-08
Acceptance date:
2018-05-22
DOI:
EISSN:
1664-2295
Pubs id:
pubs:859316
URN:
uri:38ff4bb5-5b46-4683-b8b6-f5917e7f949f
UUID:
uuid:38ff4bb5-5b46-4683-b8b6-f5917e7f949f
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pubs:859316

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