What is Demyelination?

Loss of myelin with preservation of the axons or fiber tracts. Central demyelination occurs within the central nervous system (the demyelination seen with multiple sclerosis); peripheral demyelination affects the peripheral nervous system (the demyelination seen with Guillain-Barré syndrome).

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There are numerous cerebral white matter lesions with a configuration consistent with demyelination. The majority of the lesions are situated in a...

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I read your question carefully and I understand your confusion in front of all those terms.
After reading the report carefully I believe it points...

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Hello, A friend of mine has just received word that his wife has MS. She has not had any symptoms at all until now. She is over 40 years old. Are...

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Multiple sclerosis is an immune related inflammatory disease that attacks the myelinated axons in the central...

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I was diagnosed with demyelination in the brain stem (1 occurence, 1 episode) had glucocorticoid iv and taking oral medicines for almost 4 months....

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It is very normal to have stiffness or other neurological symptoms in demyelination of brain stem.
You should continue the exercise...

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