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Multiple Sclerosis

grad student presentation on MS

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Name the protective sheath attacked by the bodies immune system in individuals with MS myelin sheath
MS is progressive and the destruction of the neurons is called neurodegeneration or demyelination
Lesions on the nerve sheaths are called plaques
Men or women are more likely to develop MS? Women, 2:1
Most patients do not progress in a downward path. Many experience frequent symptom free periods called remissions.
Is there a known cure for MS? There is no known cure for MS.
Symptoms may include eyes (blurred vision) muscle (loss of balance/coordination) slurred speech difficulty swallowing
Which nerve cells are responsible for building the myelin sheath? oligodendrocytes
Created by: JSchwadron