COMMENTARY

Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis: That 10%

January 09, 2020

When we think of multiple sclerosis (MS), what usually comes to mind is the relapsing-remitting form, which accounts for the majority of cases. But then there are the 10%-15% of patients with primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS) in whom disability progressively worsens from the onset of the disease. Reversing the disability in PPMS is, among patients and MS specialists, the "great unmet need."

Disclosure: Dr Stephen Krieger reports consulting with and giving nonpromotional lectures supported by Genentech.

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