Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Legal Medical Doctrines (ORP-60)

Document Type : Oral Presentation


Legal Medicine Research Center, Iranian Legal Medicine Organization, Tehran, Iran


In Iran, every year, several cases of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) are referred to the legal medicine organization for many cases, which, according to the type of file and the request of the judge, about the severity of the disease, the time of its onset, timely diagnosis, and the use of appropriate of the planned treatment by the attending physician and, other cases should be issued an expert opinion. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to review several cases of patients' medical malpractice and Intolerance of Punishment imprisonment, or non-imprisonment referred to the legal medicine organization to present legal processes for MS medical malpractice complaints on one hand and to present indicators for determining the intolerance of punishment imprisonment, or non-imprisonment on the other hand, that will increase the awareness of the medical community and also reduce malpractice in the process of diagnosis and treatment.


  • Receive Date: 09 December 2023
  • Accept Date: 09 December 2023