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Tumor Necrosis Factor-Alpha Blockers and CNS Demyelination

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Title:  Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha Antagonists and CNS Demyelination
Author:  Kris French
Date:  10/12/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: Demyelination; Tumor-Necrosis factor alpha; Etanercept; Multiple sclerosis
Secondary CORE Category: Neuro-Ophthalmology / Decreased Vision / Optic Neuropathy
Diagnosis: Multiple Sclerosis
Brief Description: This is a case report of a middle-aged female who presented with signs and symptoms of demyelinating disease while taking a tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha) blocker. A discussion of the TNF-alpha blockers and their possible role in demyelination is conducted.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15589
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