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Multiple sclerosis: a two-stage disease

The pathogenesis of multiple sclerosis consists of an inflammatory and neurodegnerative phase. Better understanding of these stages has aided the development of specific therapeutic targets.

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Figure 1: The two stages of the progression of MS.

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Steinman, L. Multiple sclerosis: a two-stage disease. Nat Immunol 2, 762–764 (2001). https://doi.org/10.1038/ni0901-762

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