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Diseases characterized by loss or dysfunction of myelin in the central or peripheral nervous system.

The first region-restricted episode of CNS inflammatory demyelination in a patient. It is usually characterized by an acute monosymptomatic presentation of the optic nerves, brainstem, or spinal cord. It may not reoccur (isolated), or it may progress to MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS.

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