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Concurrent multiple sclerosis and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: where inflammation and neurodegeneration meet?

Abstract:

The concurrence of multiple sclerosis (MS) and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is exceedingly rare and the pathological features have not been examined extensively. Here we describe the key pathological features of a 40 year old man with pathologically confirmed concurrent MS and ALS.This is the most pathologically illustrative case of coincident MS and ALS demonstrating inflammatory and neurodegenerative features characteristic of each disease, and is the first to exhibit the presence of...

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10.1186/1742-2094-9-20

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
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Journal:
Journal of neuroinflammation
Volume:
9
Issue:
1
Pages:
20
Publication date:
2012
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EISSN:
1742-2094
ISSN:
1742-2094
URN:
uuid:77f38f13-2e6d-4cda-bc8b-5c89e4f2accc
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242210
Local pid:
pubs:242210

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