A 29-year-old male asked:
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if the immune system attacked killed the neurons cell body axons dendrites nerves throughout the body is it possible and what diagnosis would this be?

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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Complicated: This description is quite improbable and sounds as it the person may be deceased. If you are having neurological deficiencies stronglysuggest that you see a neurologist and be evaluated. Good luck.
Answered on Jun 10, 2013
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