40. Multiple sclerosis

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Organ: Brain


There are multiple greyish, glass-like foci, especially around the ventricles.

Diagnosis: Multiple sclerosis

Risk factors:

  • Young females
  • Genetic predisposition
  • Smoking
  • Vitamin D deficiency


The lesions show the demyelination of the nerves. It’s especially typical to find them around the ventricles.

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