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... I hope tomorrow that the specialist will shed light. ... (11 replies)
... of lesions, and more than expected for my age group. I did see a professor in neurology who specializes in stroke and never did he mention I had stroke. He wrote that I have juxtacortical lesions and while my risk to develop MS is low, I should continue to be monitored at least on an annual basis both clinically and with Mri. ... (11 replies)
... MSnik, I understand. I have seen a rheumatologist already and a cardiologist and heading to see another neurologist next week who does specialize in MS and I've been told other rare neurological disorders. I understand that a NeuroSurgeon is mainly for surgery, that's why I've tried to get clarification from my spinal surgeon on this because I don't know if I should see... (11 replies)

... have lesions in the brain because i have read about some of them however none say anything about lesions. Im not sure how to help you with this one. The list of diseases which mimic MS are endless. ... (3 replies)
... gue, ........ There are too many. A neurologist specializing in MS will run you through a gauntlet of tests. These tests will eliminate everything except MS. That is, when everything is eliminated and no causes are known, MS is often the diagnosis. ... (3 replies)
... There are several diseases that mimic one another for example MS,lyme,lupus,thyroid,vitamin b12 defiency.You have a good Dr.,he has realized that the neurological deficits you are having are not consistant with Lupus.The diagnosis of MS is a process of limitation. ... (4 replies)
... Here is an excerpt that I cut and pasted from a website: It is critical to exclude other diseases that can mimic multiple sclerosis, including vascular disease, spinal cord compression, vitamin B12 deficiency, central nervous system infection (e.g., Lyme disease, syphilis), and other inflammatory conditions (e.g., sarcoidosis, systemic lupus erythematosus, Sjögren's... (4 replies)
... And do all demyelinating diseases cause brain lesions? ... (18 replies)
... For over two years I have been unwell. It's unfortunate that I blame the doctors, but it's also unfortunate that they made mistakes. I can tell you that serious errors were made. I still to this day don't know what diagnostic criteria the Neurologists and MS specialists followed. ... (16 replies)
... its quite possible that they just havent found out what the real problem is yet. ... (16 replies)
MS symptoms?
Jan 29, 2013
... and then refer you back to a rheumy if it is Fibro, or Lupus, or one of the 400 other diseases which mimic MS. ... (4 replies)
... reacting propertly to visual stimulation. And, its not an MS test specifically, its a test usually used to see if things are normal or not. Even if you find out that they arent, you wont know why. THe LP is a test which will rule out brain infections. Period. ... (8 replies)
... of MS patients. All of these tests, MRIs, Spinal Taps and even EMGs, can rule out other diseases which mimic MS. ... (15 replies)
... We arent allowed to make diagnosis's here, but you sound so upset, that I did find your other post to read it. ... (2 replies)
Do I Have MS?
Mar 16, 2007
... though not at your age. Your symptoms are the kind that could be one of many things....or none at all. ... (9 replies)
... I think any disease of the immune system, you will have a host of symptoms that mimic other diseases, my neuro said that it is common or should I say not rare for one person in a family to have an auto immune disease and another member gets one too. ... (2 replies)
... I live in a suburb of Chicago, and it's been a hot summer here. In answer to your question, no Lupus doesn't have to be a death sentence. I've read that there are many different forms of Lupus, but with proper treatment it can be controlled, and you can lead a pretty normal life. ... (16 replies)
... Hi. I was diagnosed with MS five years ago. My rheumatologist is currently testing me for Sjogrren's Syndrome and Lupus. Both of these can mimic MS. I actually think that i was misdiagnosed and have Sjogren's and Lupus, instead of MS. ... (8 replies)
... While higher resolution machines help, the experience of the doctor are important if not more important. Studies have also shown that the slice thickness can also affect the discovery of lesions. The optimal slice thickness is 3 mm. ... (12 replies)
... Welcome. Most of these symptoms can be attributed to other concerns which can be answered through specific testing. There are over 400 diseases and concerns which can mimic MS. ... (2 replies)

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