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The brain and the spinal cord form the central nervous system (CNS). Multiple sclerosis is a disease that attacks the nerve cells (neurons) in regions of the CNS called the white matter. These are regions where the neurons are sheathed in an insulating substance called myelin which is the primary target of the disease.

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