Multiple sclerosis and narcolepsy

Possible similar genetic susceptibility

David S. Younger, Timothy A. Pedley, Michael J. Thorpy

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Abstract

We have studied 2 patients with multiple sclerosis and narcolepsy. In both patients, the DR 2 histocompatibility antigen was positive. In each of the patients, the diagnosis of narcolepsy was confirmed by polygraphic testing.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)447-448
Number of pages2
JournalNeurology
Volume41
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1991

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Narcolepsy
Genetic Predisposition to Disease
Multiple Sclerosis
Histocompatibility Antigens
Susceptibility

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  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neuroscience(all)

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Multiple sclerosis and narcolepsy : Possible similar genetic susceptibility. / Younger, David S.; Pedley, Timothy A.; Thorpy, Michael J.

In: Neurology, Vol. 41, No. 3, 1991, p. 447-448.

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Younger, DS, Pedley, TA & Thorpy, MJ 1991, 'Multiple sclerosis and narcolepsy: Possible similar genetic susceptibility', Neurology, vol. 41, no. 3, pp. 447-448.
Younger, David S. ; Pedley, Timothy A. ; Thorpy, Michael J. / Multiple sclerosis and narcolepsy : Possible similar genetic susceptibility. In: Neurology. 1991 ; Vol. 41, No. 3. pp. 447-448.
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