Multiple sclerosis. Recent concepts of etiology

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The etiology of multiple sclerosis remains unknown. A likely possibility is that a viral infection early in life somehow triggers production of a blocking antibody and sensitization of lymphocytes. Autoimmune, vascular and metabolic factors are emphasized.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)955-957
Number of pages3
JournalMinnesota medicine
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 1 1974
Externally publishedYes

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