In MS, Disintegrating Brain Lesions May Indicate the Disease is Getting Worse (image) University at Buffalo Share Print E-Mail Caption Representative example of an atrophied ('disintegrating') lesion. Top row shows baseline MRI images, and bottom row shows follow-up MRI images. The magenta region in the bottom right panel shows the part of the original lesion (top) that has disintegrated into cerebrospinal fluid over the intervening period. Nearly 20 percent of the lesion was lost over time. Credit Michael G. Dwyer Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.