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What disease causes the immune system to attack its own central nervous system?

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Dr. Duane Gels
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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Inflammation of the CNS causing damage should normally not occur. Unfortunately, for reasons that are not clear, this can and does happen, an in many cases this leads to irreparable damage.
For a didactic review, PubMed is a good place to start looking.

In brief: There are a number

Inflammation of the CNS causing damage should normally not occur. Unfortunately, for reasons that are not clear, this can and does happen, an in many cases this leads to irreparable damage.
For a didactic review, PubMed is a good place to start looking.
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