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Organic solvents and multiple sclerosis: a case-control study.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8256566     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case-control study of multiple sclerosis (MS) has been carried out in western Norway. The study included 93% of the patients who had clinical onset of MS in the county of Hordaland during the years 1976-86 (N = 155) and 200 controls, marginally matched for age, sex and residence. There was no statistically significant difference between MS patients and controls with regard to exposure to organic solvents, exposure to the combination organic solvents and welding or to organic solvents and other chemical compounds.
M Grønning; G Albrektsen; G Kvåle; B Moen; J A Aarli; H Nyland
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta neurologica Scandinavica     Volume:  88     ISSN:  0001-6314     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Neurol. Scand.     Publication Date:  1993 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-01-13     Completed Date:  1994-01-13     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370336     Medline TA:  Acta Neurol Scand     Country:  DENMARK    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  247-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurology, Haukeland Hospital, Bergen, Norway.
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MeSH Terms
Age of Onset
Case-Control Studies
Multiple Sclerosis / diagnosis,  epidemiology*
Norway / epidemiology
Occupational Exposure / statistics & numerical data
Regression Analysis
Risk Factors
Solvents / adverse effects*
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