Relapsing-Remitting MS is the presenting type of MS for 60% patients.
Genes, viruses and environmental factors may all contribute to Relapsing-Remitting MS attacks.
Relapsing-Remitting MS can have a benign course with attack rates strongly influenced by drug therapy.
The differential diagnosis of Relapsing-Remitting MS includes stroke, tumor, and disorders of the central nervous system which can episodically affect a patient
Multiple Sclerosis is a disease which is in the auto-immune disease spectrum so that prognostically, an autoimmune disease like Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) is very similar to MS, particularly the Relapsing-Remitting subtype of MS.