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Treatment of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis in adults

Michael J Olek, DO
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Francisco Gonzalez-Scarano, MD
Deputy Editor
John F Dashe, MD, PhD


Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an immune-mediated inflammatory demyelinating disease of the central nervous system (CNS) that is a leading cause of disability in young adults.

The treatment of relapsing forms of MS is reviewed here, primarily focused on disease modifying therapies. The treatment of progressive forms of MS is reviewed elsewhere. (See "Treatment of progressive multiple sclerosis in adults".)

Other aspects of MS are discussed separately:

(See "Pathogenesis and epidemiology of multiple sclerosis".)

(See "Clinical course and classification of multiple sclerosis".)


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