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encephalitis periaxialis concentrica


Definition: encephalitis that is clinically similar to adrenoleukodystrophy, but pathologically characterized by concentric globes or circles of demyelination of cerebral white matter separated by normal tissue.

Synonym(s): Baló disease

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