About This Statistic
This statistic displays the volume of the global multiple sclerosis (MS) market in 2012, and a forecast for 2017. In 2012, the MS market totaled approximately 14.3 billion U.S. dollars. There are about 350,000 to 500,000 people in the United States that are diagnosed with the disease. MS is a disease that damages nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord which disrupts the ability of the nervous system to communicate with the body.