Monthly Archives: December 2010

Skull Design and Brainstem Compression

Among other things, the posterior fossa is shorter in European skulls compared to Asian and African designs, which may expalin the difference in the incidence of multiple sclerosis, optic spinal MS and Devic’s disease seen in the different races. Continue reading

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Round Heads and Devic’s MS

Rounder head designs may predispose Asians and African-Americans to a more severe form of MS called Devic’s disease, which is also known as neuromyelitis optica (NMO) or optic spinal MS. Continue reading

Posted in ccsvi, Devic's disease, multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis optica, optic spinal multiple sclerosis, physical anthropology | 7 Comments