Disease Information for Demyelinating disease

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Acute Motor Weakness
Central Facial Paralysis
Equinus Posture/Ankles
Facial weakness/droop, unilateral
Spasticity/Spastic gait
Marcus-Gunn pupil reaction/consensory sign
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
CSF IGG index
CSF Myelin basic protein
Diagnostic Test Results
Pathology
BX/Nerve biopsy/Inflammatory demyelination
Electrodiagnosis
EEG/Evoked Potential Responses Abnormal
EEG/Visual evoked response/abnormality
Electronystagmography Abnormal
EMG/NCS Abnormal NC Time
EMG/NCS Demyelination pattern
EMG/NCS Prolonged distal latencies
EMG/NCS Slowing
Nerve Conduction Study Abnormal ENG
CT Scan
MRI/Head Brain Abnormal
MRI/Head Demyelination white matter
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Brain tumor
Primary Brain Neoplasm
Associated Disease & Complications
Leukodystrophy
Optic neuritis
Ataxia Disorder
Demyelinating Disease
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Cerebral demyelination
Pathophysiology/Delayed nerve conduction velocity
Pathophysiology/Demyelination
Process
PROCESS/Use/Age/atrophic disorder (category)
PROCESS/CNS/White matter disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Leukodystrophy process (ex)
PROCESS/Myelin involvement/disorder (ex)
Definition

Diseases characterized by loss or dysfunction of myelin in the central or peripheral nervous system.

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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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