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A 49-year-old female asked:

Mri of my spine showing an intramedullary t2 hyperintense lesion at t1 (4mm) with dilatation of central canal. ct brain -periventricular wm ischemia im only 49 with severe pain and mobility problems?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
SEE NEUROLOGIST: There are several possible causes, and these include arteritis/vasculitis, multiple sclerosis, lyme disease, sjogren's, etc. Spinal fluid analysis may be necessary. Get diagnosed asap, and start treatment without delay. Changing your diet will not help this, you need medical care. We have loads of therapies to reverse and/or control all of this.
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Last updated Feb 6, 2019

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