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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Nonspecific: Hoffman's is a finger flick reflex response and may be seen unilaterally after a focal brain lesion. It has nothing to do with the diagnosis of ms an ... Read More

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
MS Lesions: may "light up" if they are acute (new). This is due to the leakiness of the tiny vessels allowing the contrast material to cross into the plaque lesio ... Read More
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Gadolinium: When MS lesions are gadolinium positive using T-1 software, this indicates an acute area of inflammation and a breakdown of the brain-blood barrier. ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Imaging sensitive: In general with a reasonably current MRI scanner, and a trained neuroradiologist, changes consistent with Multiple Sclerosis can be seen. However, the ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Radiologically : Isolated syndrome is term for your findings, if you have had no prior ms symptoms. Lesions might be c/w head trauma, migraine, and even drug reaction ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
33 years experience Neurology
Unlikely: That a multiple sclerosis lesion be the cause of a panic attack, best to check with your doctor.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
White matter: White matter brain damage can also be caused by brain injury, toxins,high blood pressure,inflammation of blood vessels,smoking,and strokes to name so ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
They can: Between MS flares, new brain lesions may develop. However, depending on various factors including location, they may not cause symptoms. These are cal ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Doe
20 years experience Interventional Radiology
Yes: We can see old lesions, but there can be new ones also. They will likely give you contrast ("dye") and this will help determine if the lesions are ac ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
It depends.: In the initial evaluation of suspected MRI, contrast is recommended for several reasons, such as the detection of potentially confounding diagnoses(e. ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: But MRI is more sensitive than ct for early detection of the lesions. Multiple scelerosis is one of the demyelinating diseases. Cervical spine region ... Read More
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