The nature of multiple sclerosis

@article{Poser2004TheNO,
  title={The nature of multiple sclerosis},
  author={Charles M. Poser and Vesna V. Brinar},
  journal={Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={106},
  pages={159-171}
}
  • C. Poser, V. Brinar
  • Published 1 June 2004
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery
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The fi rst case of elderly onset Schilder’s disease, a rare form of primary demyelinating disease, which is now considered to be a variant of multiple sclerosis (MS) is reported.
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TLDR
In the majority of patients diagnosed with MDS, CSF features differ significantly from those typically found in MS and are more similar to those previously reported in patients with myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein-immunoglobulin G (IGG)-positive encephalomyelitis, aquaporin-4-IgG-positive neuromyelitic spectrum disorders or Baló’s concentric sclerosis.
Devic’s Disease: A MRI Finding Case
TLDR
D diagnosis of Devic’s neuromyelitis optica that was initially based on clinical examination and radiological assessment is currently confirmed by the discovery in the patient serum of the NMO immunoglobulin G directed against Aquaporin 4.
Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis
TLDR
Although ADEM was considered a monophasic disease until a decade ago, cases characterized by a recurrent-relapsing course have been reported, making the differential diagnosis with multiple sclerosis (MS) more difficult.
Tumor-like manifestation, uncommon form of multiple sclerosis: report of a patient.
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A 36-year-old man who presented with left hemifacial and left hemibody anesthesia for one month with symptoms gradually progressed MRI brain showed multiple large hypersignal intensity lesions in both right and left frontoparietal lobes, surrounding with brain edema.
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