Prevalence of multiple sclerosis in an urban population of Sivas province in Turkey


GÖKÇE Ş. F. , ÇİĞDEM B. , Karaca S. , BOLAYIR A. , Yildiz Ö. , TOPAKTAŞ A. S. , ...Daha Fazla

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, cilt.49, ss.288-294, 2019 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 49 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3906/sag-1808-112
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.288-294

Özet

Background/aim: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a common neurological disorder that can be a leading cause of nontraumatic disability in several countries. Recent reports have indicated a moderate to high risk of MS in European countries. In this study, we examined the prevalence of MS in a well-defined urban population of provincial center in Sivas Province in Turkey.