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Examining Health Equity Among Different Racial and Ethnic Subpopulations With Multiple Sclerosis

March 18, 2021

The Impact of Multiple Sclerosis on Quality of Life

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease that involves demyelination of plaque throughout the white and gray matter of the central nervous system. The early stages of MS are usually marked by a relapsing-remitting course of neurological deficits, which progress toward continuous, permanent dysfunction and disability. (1) Of those with a diagnosis of MS, 74% are women. (2)