A demyelinating disease is any disease of the nervous system in which the
myelin sheath of neurons is damaged. This damage impairs the conduction of ...
Jan 22, 2016 ... Damage to the myelin sheath around nerves is called demyelination. It plays a
part in several chronic diseases, including multiple sclerosis.
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A demyelinating disease is any condition that results in damage to the protective
covering (myelin sheath) that surrounds nerve fibers in your brain and spinal ...
A diagnosis of demyelination carries important therapeutic and prognostic
implications. In most cases the diagnosis is made clinically, and involvement of
Jul 20, 2015 ... The term demyelination refers to loss of the myelin sheath that surrounds and
protects axons in the central nervous system. Demyelination ...
The primary demyelinating disease is multiple sclerosis, but many other
metabolic and inflammatory disorders result in deficient or abnormal myelination.
Demyelinating diseases can have a range of causes and symptoms, but they are
grouped together because they all cause damage to the myelin sheaths that ...
Jan 22, 2014 ... Any disorder that leads to the destruction of this myelin covering is referred to as
demyelinating disease. Damage to the myelin sheath disrupts ...