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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Korn, T 
Title:
Pathophysiology of multiple sclerosis 
Abstract:
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic inflammatory demyelinating disease of the central nervous system (CNS). Both genetic and environmental causes for MS have been suggested. Recent genome-wide association studies revealed new susceptibility alleles for MS besides the HLA complex that are all related with immune functions. Whereas there is little evidence to support a purely environmental trigger for the disease in the sense of an infectious agent, the autoimmune hypothesis of MS is well establi...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Neurol 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
255 Suppl. 
Pages contribution:
2-6 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0340-5354 
TUM Institution:
Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik