Living With Your Diagnosis

Superficial Siderosis of the Central Nervous System is a disorder that develops over time when long-term bleeding into your central nervous system (CNS) overwhelms the body’s natural defenses. As a result, when blood cells break down, neuro-toxic iron particles are left traveling throughout your spinal fluid. In the act of self-protection, your system reacts by releasing proteins to trap these iron particles by encasing them.

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