Trigeminal Neuralgia » Lillian S. Wells Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Florida » College of Medicine » University of Florida

Multiple Sclerosis and Trigeminal Neuralgia Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a “so-called” demyelinating disease. Myelin is the substance which surrounds nerve fibers and enables them to conduct fast electrical impulses. In MS, the body’s immune system attacks the myelin leading to spots (called plaques) that are bare of myelin. This leads to a variety of neurological symptoms,…
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