A review of multiple sclerosis with Asian perspective.

Chong, H.T.; Tan, C.T. (2008) A review of multiple sclerosis with Asian perspective. The Medical Journal of Malaysia, 63 (5). pp. 356-61. ISSN 0300-5283

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Abstract

Multiple sclerosis, although a rare disease in Asia, often presents significant diagnostic challenges to clinicians. There has been rapid advancement in the understanding of the underlying genetic influence, pathophysiology, investigation and treatment recently. This paper reviewed the latest development of various aspects of the disease and examined the differences between the manifestations of Asian and Western patients. The implications of these differences to investigation and treatment were also touched upon.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: The Medical Journal of Malaysia
Additional Information: Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Neurology Laboratory, University Malaya Medical Centre, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. chongvictor@gmail.com
Uncontrolled Keywords: Malaysia/epidemiology; Multiple Sclerosis/diagnosis
Subjects: R Medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Mr. Faizal Hamzah
Date Deposited: 17 Jun 2011 11:03
Last Modified: 28 Oct 2014 14:30
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/1682

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