Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

Bashkiria State Medical University

Seasonal pattern to multiple sclerosis in newborns in Bashkortostan

Year: 2013, volume 9 Issue: №4 Pages: 697-699
Heading: Neurology Article type:
Authors: Magzhanov R.V., Sharafutdinova L.R., Bakhtiyarova K.Z.
Organization: Bashkiria State Medical University

Research objective is to investigate the seasonal pattern to multiple sclerosis (MS) in newborns in the Republic of Bashkortostan (RB) depending on months of year in comparison with the RB population. Materials. Months of the birth of 1224 patients with MS republican have been analyzed in the center of the Republic of Bashkortostan (Ufa). The data of patients were compared to the data of birth rate in the RB within a year. Results. The majority of patients was born in May (12%), and the minimal amount of patients was determined in November (5.6%) and December (4.4%) that authentically differs from the rate of birth in various months of the year in the RB (p

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