Evidence base: Multiple sclerosis

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MRI showing demyelination spreading outwards from the ventricles (Photograph: Dr O Lily)
MRI showing demyelination spreading outwards from the ventricles (Photograph: Dr O Lily)

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Key text

  • Compston A, Confavreux C, Lassmann H et al. McAlpine's Multiple Sclerosis (fourth edition). Churchill-Livingstone, 2006.

This is a comprehensive key text book.


This topic is covered in the GP curriculum in statement 15.7: Neurological problems


Useful online resources are provided by the MS society (www.mssociety.org.uk) and MS Trust (www.mstrust.org.uk), including downloadable free guides for primary care.


 Contributed by Dr Oliver Lily, consultant neurologist, Leeds General Infirmary


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