Medical Definition of Focal sclerosis

1. Neurodegenerative disease characterised by the gradual accumulation of focal plaques of demyelination particularly in the periventricular areas of the brain. Peripheral nerves are not affected. Onset usually in 3rd or 4th decade with intermittent progression over an extended period. Cause still uncertain. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Focal Sclerosis

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