MS May Take a Different Pathway Than Previously Thought

Posted on December 8th, 2011 by

Multiple sclerosis may begin in the outer layer of the brain and work its way into the deep interior, according to a new study that upends long-held beliefs about the nervous system disease… It's an "outside-in" process in other words, said study co-author Dr. Claudia Lucchinetti, a professor of neurology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.

HealthDay, by Mary Brophy Marcus, 12/8/11

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Tags: Neurology

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