Journal of Multiple Sclerosis

ISSN - 2376-0389
NLM - 101654564

Chan Bowen

Department of Neurology, University of Washington Medical Center, United States


  • Short Communication   
    Multiple Sclerosis Classification and Overview
    Author(s): Chan Bowen*

    Multiple Sclerosis is briefly called MS. It’s an disease during which the myelin sheaths of the nerve cells are damaged within the brain and medulla spinalis (spinal cord). The body mistakenly attacks the protective material round the neurons (axons) of the brain and therefore the medulla spinalis . This means that the system which usually works against infections, confuses and attack to internal tissues with foreign objects like bacteria. In the MS, the immune system attacks to myelin sheets over nerve fibers. The multiple sclerosis can damage the myelin and eliminate it from the nerve field partly or completely and makes wounds that are called lesion, plaque or sclerosis. Disruption of the messages transfer in the direction of the nervous system occur due to Damage to myelin. The message may be slow or incorrect and it also may be transmitted from one strand to another or reje.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2376-0389.21.8.246

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