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 ...
Damage to the myelin sheath around nerves is called demyelination. It plays a
part in several chronic diseases, including multiple sclerosis. Learn more.
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 ...
Overview. Signs & Symptoms Consistent with Demyelinating Disease [with links
to information and resources for your patients] ...
Demyelination is often secondary to an infectious, ischemic, metabolic, or
hereditary disorder or to a toxin (eg, alcohol, ethambutol). In primary
A diagnosis of demyelination carries important therapeutic and prognostic
implications. In most cases the diagnosis is made clinically, and involvement of
Oct 28, 2015 ... Multiple sclerosis (MS) is one of the most common diseases of the central
nervous system (brain and spinal cord).
The primary demyelinating disease is multiple sclerosis, but many other
metabolic and inflammatory disorders result in deficient or abnormal myelination.
However, these conditions are not considered "demyelinating" due to their
nonspecific and secondary effects on myelin. Additionally, there are metabolic ...
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 ...