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Clustering of Multiple Sclerosis in Galion, Ohio, 1982-1985

Ingalls Theodore H. M.D.
The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology: September 1989
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Epidemiologic evidence indicates that the outbreak of 30-40 cases of multiple sclerosis and other demyelinating syndromes in Galion, Ohio, USA, during 1982-1985 was related to an excess concentration of heavy-metal wastes, especially of cadmium and chromium in sewage and river water. Both multiple sclerosis and myasthenia gravis were diagnosed by board-certified neurologists

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