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

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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