World Map

World Map of Multiple Sclerosis

A note on the map:

The map below is a graphical representation of the likelihood of developing Multiple Sclerosis, based on geographical location, and allowing for variations in population densities.

Please also note:

Although some areas are indicated in the legend as being in the mid-range to low risk, this is due to lack of population density rather than any lowered geographical risk.

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Multiple Sclerosis

The risk of contracting Multiple Sclerosis if your mother has the disease is approx 1 in 50.

Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis

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