Commentary on Pique et al.’s paper entitled: Peripheral late reactivation of a previously typical monofocal Balo’s concentric sclerosis lesion

@article{Ciampi2015CommentaryOP,
  title={Commentary on Pique et al.’s paper entitled: Peripheral late reactivation of a previously typical monofocal Balo’s concentric sclerosis lesion},
  author={Ethel Ciampi and Carmen Tur and Xavier Montalban},
  journal={Multiple Sclerosis Journal},
  year={2015},
  volume={21},
  pages={1084 - 1086}
}
Although in 1928 Joseph Balo illustrated the encephalitis periaxialis concentrica in a Hungarian patient, Balo’s concentric sclerosis was first described by Marburg in 1906 as one of the acute forms of multiple sclerosis (MS), illustrating extended demyelination not only confined to the brain and spinal cord, but also showing demyelination of the peripheral nervous system.1 Although these reports were performed in post mortem specimens, associated with fulminating and fatal outcomes, magnetic… 
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