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Term pregnancies and the clinical characteristics of multiple sclerosis: A population based study

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Objective: Pregnancy has a well documented effect on relapse risk in multiple sclerosis (MS). Prospective studies have reported a significant decline by two-thirds in the rate of relapses during the third trimester of pregnancy and a significant increase by two-thirds during the first 3 months postpartum. However, it is unclear as to whether there are any long term effects on disability. Methods: Data were collated from clinical records and family histories systematically collected from the U...

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10.1136/jnnp-2012-302848

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Journal:
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry
Volume:
83
Issue:
8
Pages:
793-795
Publication date:
2012-08-05
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EISSN:
1468-330X
ISSN:
0022-3050
URN:
uuid:f53c1093-dc8c-4068-b607-ee2253240cdb
Source identifiers:
344993
Local pid:
pubs:344993
Language:
English

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