Central nervous system demyelinating processes such as multiple sclerosis and acute disseminated encephalomyelitis constitute a group of diseases not completely understood in their physiopathology. Environmental and toxic insults are thought to play a role in priming autoimmunity. The aim of the present report is to describe a case of acute demyelinating disease with fatal outcome occurring 15 days after oral exposure to herbal extracts.
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Published online: June 25, 2011
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Case Reports in Neurology
Vol. 3, No. 2, Year 2011 (Cover Date: May - August)
Journal Editor: Tatlisumak T. (Helsinki)
ISSN: NIL (Print), eISSN: 1662-680X (Online)
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