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Gray Matter Damage Linked to MS

"Conventional thinking has it that multiple sclerosis is a disease of white matter lesions or plaque detected by MRI [magnetic resonance imaging]," says Bakshi. "In the last five years, growing evidence suggests that MS is not just a white matter disease, but that gray is also involved. We now know it's a global disease of the brain and spinal cord. And it targets not only white matter but gray."

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October 21, 2003 in research | Permalink