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What does evidence of chronic demyelinating lesions mean

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Demyelinating : Lesions are typically seen in multiple sclerosis, which is the most common among demyelinating disorders, otherwise a spectrum of disorders. Your neur ... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
CIDP: This is an immune disorder of the peripheral nervous system, and involves an attack of the myelin coverings of mainly the motor nerves, but can be see ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Not subtle: CIDP is an immune neuropathy which may start insidiously, but rapidly develops into diffuse weakness causing difficulty with daily activities. Althou ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
CIDP: Not unique to have diagnostic challenges to confirm cidp. Most cases create significant weakness, but early on, it may be difficult to confirm, as ev ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kohn
37 years experience Psychiatry
Weakness: There is an electrical change in the nerve signal- conduction- across the ulnar nerve. The ulnar nerve provides signals to your forearm and hand. You ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Bad thing!: The myelin is the "cable" sheathing of the nerve. When this sheathing is"chewed" up, nerve impulses are altered or impaired, causing, pain, numbness, ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawan Tarawneh
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MRI with contrast: Generally speaking, MRI with contrast (dye) is very effective for this. This depends on the age and locations of lesions, type of disease and dose of ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
59 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
CIDP-GUILLIAIN BARRE: ATONAL MEANING DYING BACK.IT CAN EFFECT POLY NEUROPATHY DUE TO DEMYELINATION. IT IS CIDP-GUILLIAN BARRE SYNDROME.THERE ARE CASES OF IT IN MANY COUNTRI ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
35 years experience Neurology
Neuropathy: neuropathies are normally differentiated between axonal and or demyelinating. Axonal is nerve fibers are damaged and demyelinating is covering of the ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Sure: Patients with one autoimmune disease are prone to others.
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