loss of myelin from the nerve sheaths, as in multiple sclerosis.
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.
Signs & Symptoms Consistent with Demyelinating Disease [with links to
information and resources for your patients]. Visual. Blurred vision; Unilateral loss
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 ...
Learn about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis & treatment of Demyelinating
Disorders from the Professional Version of the Merck Manuals.
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.