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Prevalence of dysphagia in a consecutive cohort of subjects with MS using fibre-optic endoscopy.

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Summary of "Prevalence of dysphagia in a consecutive cohort of subjects with MS using fibre-optic endoscopy."

Multiple sclerosis (MS) refers to chronic inflammation of the central nervous system including the brain and spinal cord. Dysphagia is a symptom that represents challenges in clinical practice. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the prevalence of dysphagia in an Italian cohort of subjects with MS using the Dysphagia Outcome Severity Score (DOSS), based on fibre-optic endoscopy, and determine factors that correlate with the presence of swallowing problems.

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Name: Neurological sciences : official journal of the Italian Neurological Society and of the Italian Society of Clinical Neurophysiology
ISSN: 1590-3478
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