demyelination


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demyelination

[dē‚mī·ə·lə′nā·shən]
(pathology)
Destruction of myelin; loss of myelin from nerve sheaths or nerve tracts.
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monocytogenes culture Blood Pos(d15) Neg (x 2) CSF Pos(d17) Neg Brain biopsy Pos ND CT ND N MRI Distribution L Po, MCP, L cerebral ped, of high and Cb L MCP, L Cb signal on T2WI & FLAIR sequences Enhancement Subtle, Complete ring pattern on T1WI incomplete pre-/post ring dorsal Po gadolinium CN enhancement N Y present Radiological Demyelination Abscess differential (BS/ADEM), reported glioma Patient 3 4 Inflammatory markers WCC 6.
There is no controversy about rabies vaccination causing demyelination in dogs.
If hyponatremia is corrected too rapidly in patients with beer potomania, sodium overcorrection and osmotic demyelination may occur.
9) The MRI signal changes reflect the presence of inflammatory cells and foci of demyelination as well as foci of remyelination.
Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis involves autoimmune demyelination, unlike CLIPPERS, which can be seen on imaging and with histochemical stains.
Autopsy was limited to the brain and demonstrated inflammatory demyelination of cranial nerve tissue (Figure).
AMN usually presents in the third and fourth decades and is characterized primarily by involvement of long ascending and descending tracts of the spinal cord and peripheral neuropathy due to demyelination, which leads to spastic quadri- or paraparesis and urinary dysfunction (3).
TNF-a receptor fusion protein prevents experimental auto-immune encephalomyelitis and demyelination in Lewis rats: an overview.
17) These late-occurring white matter abnormalities are presumed to be the result of secondary demyelination following cortical neuronal death and axonal deterioration, rather than from primary dysmyelination.
MS is an autoimmune condition in which the immune system attacks the central nervous system, leading to demyelination - nerve damage that impairs sufferers' sensation, movement, cognition or other functions.
This period corresponds with the initial phase of gliosis, demyelination, and vacuolization.
A letter between his consultant and GP said reads: "MRI scan of the brain and spinal cord showed marked improvements with almost total resolution within the cord and no obvious present ongoing demyelination.