Tracing immature myelin in acute disseminated encephalomyelitis.


Inherent abnormalities of myelin have been suggested in the pathogenesis of multiple sclerosis (MS). We investigated myelin in acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) patients by magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) analysis for citrulline, a marker of immature myelin. A citrulline peak was observed in the normal appearing… (More)


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@article{Anlar2006TracingIM, title={Tracing immature myelin in acute disseminated encephalomyelitis.}, author={Banu Anlar and Kader Karli-Oğuz and Osman Y{\"{u}cel Yurtyapan and Nesrin Şenbil and Ozlem M. Herg{\"{u}ner and Şak{\`i}r Altunbaşak and Fatma M{\"{u}jgan S{\"{o}nmez and Pinar Ozdemir-Geyik}, journal={The Turkish journal of pediatrics}, year={2006}, volume={48 3}, pages={197-201} }