Lyon wrote:Yet again I'm going to hype my buddy's paper on the "Differential Diagnosis of MS" because within the contents of table 7 http://www.neurology.wisc.edu/publicati ... euro_2.pdf can be found some ailments showing lesions which are sometimes misdiagnosed as MS....with in mind that lots of lesion producing ailments not commonly misdiagnosed as MS are purposely not included.patientx wrote:The location of the spots seen on MRI, i.e lesions, is used to help rule out the differential diagnoses for MS, things like vasculitis.
Lyon wrote:I'm glad it helped and I know John would be happy that it was of use!Sport wrote: Thanks, Bob. This is one of the most useful pieces of information that I have seen on this site in some time.
cheerleader wrote:that is a terrific paper, Bob! Really great research, and it's all in one place--and one hundred differential diagnoses. wow. MS really is a diagnosis of exclusion. And there's so much to exclude. Makes you wonder if venous congestion/jugular stenosis will end up on that list, huh?
Stroke in young - Aterial (or rarely venous) occlusion with ischemic strokes, often recurrent, in young patients....
Signs and symptoms are usually typical of ischemic stroke rather than demyelination, and MRI often shows gray matter involvement....
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