A 32-year-old female asked:
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Hospital saw something on brain scan suspect it may be multiple sclerosis.....any other diseases that mimic MS?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: I assume you mean an MRI and not a brain scan. There are several issues that cause similar MRI findings including Lyme disease, vasculitis and other infections. The diagnosis of MS is made of the basis of the clinical findings and analysis of spinal fluid as well as the MRI. Discuss this issue with the doctor who ordered the test.
Answered on Aug 20, 2014

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