Demyelinating disorders

Dr Jeremy Jones et al.

Demyelinating disorders are a subgroup of white matter disorders characterized by the destruction or damage of normally myelinated structures. These disorders may be inflammatory, infective, ischaemic or toxic in origin and include 1-7:

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rID: 15594
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Demyelinating disease
  • Demyelinating diseases
  • Demyelinating disorder

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