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Cause of death in patients attending multiple sclerosis clinics.

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Between 1972 and 1988, 145 deaths occurred among 3,126 patients attending the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Clinics in Vancouver, British Columbia (N = 1,583), and London, Ontario (N = 1,543). We could determine the exact cause of death in 82.1% of cases (119 of 145). Of the 119 patients for whom the cause of death was known, 56 deaths (47.1%) were directly attributed to complications of MS. Of the remaining 63 deaths, 18 (28.6%) were suicides, 19 (30.2%) were due to malignancy, 13 (20.6%) to an ac...

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10.1212/wnl.41.8.1193

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience, WTC Human Genetics
Role:
Author
Journal:
Neurology
Volume:
41
Issue:
8
Pages:
1193-1196
Publication date:
1991-08-05
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EISSN:
1526-632X
ISSN:
0028-3878
URN:
uuid:a5a2cfa0-e717-4e9b-a10a-3ecdc565e0b8
Source identifiers:
34328
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pubs:34328

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