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The effect of gender in clinically isolated syndrome (CIS): a meta-analysis.

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BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVE: A clinically isolated syndrome compatible with demyelination (CIS) is the initial presentation for the majority of people that go on to develop multiple sclerosis (MS). There has previously been little work examining the effect of gender on the development and progression of CIS. METHODS: Data from observational studies of CIS were used. In total, 33 suitable studies with 4732 subjects were identified. RESULTS: The overall relative risk (RR) of CIS in females compared w...

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10.1177/1352458511426740

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Physiology Anatomy and Genetics
Giovannoni, G More by this author
Journal:
Multiple sclerosis (Houndmills, Basingstoke, England)
Volume:
18
Issue:
5
Pages:
600-604
Publication date:
2012-05-05
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EISSN:
1477-0970
ISSN:
1352-4585
URN:
uuid:5a6ebee3-420d-4c4c-b624-96a34e55e6ff
Source identifiers:
258604
Local pid:
pubs:258604

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