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The Neuropathology of Myelin Diseases

  • Cedric S. Raine
  • Herbert H. Schaumburg


The following terminology and classification form the scaffold of this neuropathological chapter and the closely integrated chapter (Chapter 9) on the clinical aspects of the myelin diseases. Appropriate naturally occurring and experimental conditions of animals will be briefly covered. Naturally occurring disorders of myelin in animals are covered in greater detail in Chapter 14. Experiments dealing with metabolism of myelin in experimentally induced animal disorders are discussed in Chapter 13.


White Matter Progressive Multifocal Leukoen Experimental Allergic Encephalomyelitis Acute Disseminate Encephalomyelitis Metachromatic Leukodystrophy 
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  • Cedric S. Raine
    • 1
  • Herbert H. Schaumburg
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of Pathology (Neuropathology) and Neuroscience, the Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology, and the Rose F. Kennedy Center for Research in Mental Retardation and Human DevelopmentAlbert Einstein College of MedicineBronxUSA

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