Author Topic: (Abst.) Multiple cause of death analysis in MS: A population-based study  (Read 17 times)

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Offline agate

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Most authorities on MS will say that MS is rarely or never a "cause of death" although I've seen a few reports stating that a person "died of multiple sclerosis." I understand that that usually means "died of complications of multiple sclerosis."  This study, appearing in Neurology, addresses the issue of the cause of death in a large number of deaths where MS was mentioned--and concludes that the actual precipitating cause of death was something (like an infection) that could have been better treated or avoided.

From PubMed, January 15, 2020--"Multiple cause of death analysis in multiple sclerosis: A population-based study":


https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31932517
MS Speaks--online for 13 years

SPMS, diagnosed 1980. Avonex 2001-2004. Copaxone 2007-2010.

 

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