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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
    2. (V-2) Cause of the injurious impulses
      1. (V-2-a) Recurrence of injurious venous back-jets into the brain
        1. Central venous pressure dynamics and distribution
        2. Spread of acute rises in central venous pressure into the brain
        3. The development of venous back-jets into the brain
      2. (V-2-b) Specific spinal scars: Also venous in origin?
      3. (V-2-c) Co-evolution of specific cerebral and spinal lesions
    3. (V-3) The key to decoding multiple sclerosis: Specific data
  7. References
  8. Overview of Plates

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