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Some patients with demyelinating disease also had chronic visual involvement.
Increased risk for demyelinating diseases in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.
A phenotype characterized by NMO, longitudinally extensive spinal cord lesions, and AQP4 autoantibody seropositivity has been relatively more common among Asian patients with CNS inflammatory demyelinating disease than in Western populations.
Macrophages are somewhat less numerous than are seen in conventional demyelinating disease (multiple sclerosis) or in organizing infarction.
ADEM is an inflammatory demyelinating disease of the CNS, occurring mostly in children and rarely in young adults, soon after an infection or a vaccination.
Rarer forms of CNS demyelinating disease include those occurring as monophasic autoimmune disorders, often triggered by an infectious illness or vaccination (eg, acute disseminated encephalomyelitis [ADEM] and acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis).
Adrenoleukodystrophy is a rapid, progressive demyelinating disease affecting the CNS that is characterized by large increases in plasma and tissue very long saturated fatty acids (VLCFA).
Cerebral spinal fluid studies can confirm demyelinating disease of the nervous system.
Multiple Sclerosis is a demyelinating disease that effects the central nervous system.
sup][65],[66] *Definitely diagnosed noninflammatory demyelinating disease, i.
MS (multiple sclerosis) is a demyelinating disease of the CNS (central nervous system).