Herpes Zoster and Multiple SclerosisBr Med J 1969; 2 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.2.5651.218 (Published 26 April 1969) Cite this as: Br Med J 1969;2:218
- J. A. R. Lenman,
- T. J. Peters
No significant difference was found between 50 consecutive patients with multiple sclerosis and matched controls in respect of previous infection with rubella or measles and chicken-pox, or of previous vaccination and immunizing injections. Significantly more patients had a past history of herpes zoster compared with the controls.
↵* Based on a paper presented to the Association of British Neurologists on 6 April 1968.