Asymtomatic brain damage in relatives of MS

If it's on your mind and it has to do with multiple sclerosis in any way, post it here.

Asymtomatic brain damage in relatives of MS

Postby CureOrBust » Fri Jun 30, 2006 5:54 pm


Asymptomatic first-degree relatives of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) demonstrate focal brain tissue abnormalities indistinguishable from those of MS, researchers reported in April in Annals of Neurology journal.
User avatar
Family Elder
Posts: 3341
Joined: Wed Jul 27, 2005 3:00 pm
Location: Sydney, Australia


Postby Dahlia » Sat Jul 01, 2006 2:47 am

does this mean our first-degree relatives may have asymptomatic MS.........
User avatar
Family Member
Posts: 35
Joined: Sat Sep 24, 2005 3:00 pm

silent lesions

Postby jimmylegs » Sat Jul 01, 2006 12:56 pm

yes, we have discussed this a little elsewhere, you could grab random individuals off the street and find a percentage that had brain lesions on mri with no symptoms. i have 10 lesions on my brain and not one of my problems have anything to do with any brain lesion. if my spine was not also involved, i would never have gone to the doctor in the first place.
User avatar
Volunteer Moderator
Posts: 11175
Joined: Sat Mar 11, 2006 4:00 pm

Return to General Discussion


  • Related topics
    Last post

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users

Contact us | Terms of Service