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Hyperlipidemia occurs earlier in patients with MS

Key clinical point: Onset of hyperlipidemia tends to occur earlier in patients with multiple sclerosis, compared with matched controls.

Major finding: Patients with multiple sclerosis had a 20% increased risk for earlier onset of hyperlipidemia, relative to matched controls. The effect was greater among females (hazard ratio, 1.22) and African Americans (HR, 1.42).

Study details: An analysis of data from 669 patients with multiple sclerosis and 2,676 matched controls.

Disclosures: The researchers had no relevant disclosures.


Krill D et al. ACTRIMS Forum 2020, Abstract P085.