Vitamin B12, demyelination, remyelination and repair in multiple sclerosis

  title={Vitamin B12, demyelination, remyelination and repair in multiple sclerosis},
  author={A. Miller and M. Korem and R. Almog and Y. Galboiz},
  journal={Journal of the Neurological Sciences},
  • A. Miller, M. Korem, +1 author Y. Galboiz
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the Neurological Sciences
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and vitamin B12 deficiency share common inflammatory and neurodegenerative pathophysiological characteristics. Due to similarities in the clinical presentations and MRI findings, the differential diagnosis between vitamin B12 deficiency and MS may be difficult. Additionally, low or decreased levels of vitamin B12 have been demonstrated in MS patients. Moreover, recent studies suggest that vitamin B12, in addition to its known role as a co-factor in myelin formation, has… CONTINUE READING
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