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  1. Challenges
  2. (I) Multiple sclerosis: Genuine naked-eye identification
    1. (I-1) Pioneering spinal cord findings
    2. (I-2) Detection of distinctive brain lesions
    3. (I-3) Macropathology: Unexploited key evidence
  3. (II) Histological perspectives
    1. (II-1) Tissue changes in specific lesions
    2. (II-2) Histological lesion categorizations
    3. (II-3) “Selective demyelination”: The facts
  4. (III) The neurologist’s standpoint
    1. (III-1) Classical clinical observations
    2. (III-2) CDMS: Chronically delusive misidentification syndrome
  5. (IV) The specter of the multiple sclerosis agent
    1. (IV-1) Lawless or specific pattern(s) of spread?
    2. (IV-2) From randomly spread foci to multiple sclerosis-agent
    3. (IV-3) Looking back in frustration
  6. (V) Lesion explanation in physical terms
    1. (V-1) The dynamics of lesion formation
      1. (V-1-a) The spinal patches’ peculiar mode of extension
      2. (V-1-b) Dynamics of brain plaque expansion
        1. Gross characteristics of specific brain lesions
        2. Impacting veins, the real agents of brain injury
        3. Forces behind cerebral plaque expansion
        4. Physical containment of cerebral lesion spread
        5. Explanation of microscopic findings within cerebral lesion domains
    2. (V-2) Cause of the injurious impulses
    3. (V-3) The key to decoding multiple sclerosis: Specific data
  7. References
  8. Overview of Plates

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