Of sex and inflammation in multiple sclerosis Nguyen and Osmann

Of Sex and Inflammation in Multiple Sclerosis

Minh Dang Nguyen and Shalina Ousman


Sexually dimorphic male peacock’s plumage taken with Leica camera and modified in Photoshop to abstractly depict the sex difference seen in multiple sclerosis (MS). Monochrome ‘cells’ in females may contribute to higher incidence of MS in this sex by damaging structures in the brain and spinal cord (depicted by the feathers).