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Review of the relevant anatomy (MS)

Last updated on Friday, April 24 2009 by jdmiles

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Demyelinating diseases such as multiple sclerosis and the leukoencephalopathies affect the myelin around axons of the central nervous system (CNS).  Myelinated axons are concentrated in the white matter of the CNS. 

The images below provide a quick review of white matter in the CNS.  Click any of the thumbnails to enlarge the image.