Smoldering spots in the brain may signal severe MS

Smoldering spots in the brain may signal severe MS

Publication date: Aug 12, 2019

Aided by a high-powered brain scanner and a 3D printer, researchers peered inside the brains of hundreds of multiple sclerosis patients and found that dark rimmed spots representing ongoing, ‘smoldering’ inflammation, called chronic active lesions, may be a hallmark of more aggressive and disabling forms of the disease.

Concepts Keywords
Brain Multiple sclerosis
Inflammation Sclerosis
Multiple Sclerosis Medical terminology
Inflammation
Forms disease
Medicine
Biology

Semantics

Type Source Name
disease MESH multiple sclerosis
disease DOID multiple sclerosis
disease MESH inflammation

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