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Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis

At what age is multiple sclerosis (MS) typically diagnosed?

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    At what age is multiple sclerosis (MS) typically diagnosed?
    Instances of multiple sclerosis peak in female 20 years of age and males at age 50. In this video, Marlyn Patterson-Lake, MD of Ocala Regional Medical Center explains some symptoms, diagnostic methods and treatments.  
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease that often strikes just as it seems life is getting started. The average age at diagnosis is between 20 and 40 years old, and as diagnostic processes improve, many people find out at a younger age that their future may be complicated by MS.
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