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                MAG Newsletter 2011 Correspondence Extracts

MHRA Letter to Stephen Dorrell 20 May 2011
This letter states that MHRA refuses to accept that the cause of Adhesive Arachnoiditis can be solely attributed to Myodil.

Stephen Dorrell MP letter to Alistair Burt MP 20 June 2011
In this letter Stephen Dorrell MP explains to Alistair Burt MP the MHRA statement about the causes of Adhesive Arachnoiditis and in his view no further action can be taken.

Alistair Burt MP letter to Kenneth Winter (MAG) 11 July 2011
In this letter Alistair Burt conveys to Ken the information sent from the MHRA and Stephen Dorrell MP, and expresses his regret that no further action can be taken.

Ursula Coxhead email to Dr. C Burton 8 November 2011
In view of the above correspondence Ursula Coxhead (MAG) wrote to Dr. C. Burton asking for his opinion on the cause of Adhesive Arachnoiditis and if it is possible to diagnose diffuse Myodil induced Adhesive Arachnoiditis.

Dr. Burton's Letter to Ursula Coxhead Nov. 2011
In this letter Dr. Burton clearly states in all cases Myodil caused Toxic Chemical Meningitis, which then progressed leading to diffuse Adhesive Arachnoiditis.

                    MAG Newsletter 2012 Correspondence Extracts

Kenneth Winter (MAG) letter to Stephen Dorrell MP 6 May 2012
Following Dr. C. Burton's letter to Ursula Coxhead in which he states it is possible to distinguish the causes of Adhesive Arachnoiditis, specificaly Myodil induced diffuse Adhesive Arachnoiditis, Kenneth Winter wrote to Stepehn Dorrell MP with this new evidence asking that Stepehen Dorrell reconsider the case.

Stephen Dorrell MP letter to Kenneth Winter (MAG) 20 May 2012
Stephen Dorrell agrees to look again at the case.

Kenneth Winter (MAG) letter to Stephen Dorrell MP June 2012
Kenneth Winter once agan writes to Stepehn Dorrell explaining that the MAG doesn't just want an inquiry, also professionals need to be educated about Adhesive Arachnoiditis, it's causes, symptons, and treatment.