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Are There Any Other Diseases That Mimic Ms
Hospital saw something on brain scan suspect it may be multiple sclerosis.....any other diseases that mimic MS?
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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can Celiac Disease mimic MS even after being treated with a strict gluten-free diet? Could my untreated Celiac have caused my brain lesions?
Can an anxiety disorder mimic symptoms like ms? Muscle twitches ,prickly sensation, numbness ?
Had normal brain,neck MRI and clean emg.
What diseases cause hand paresthesia and swelling (in the MS mimic) catagory? I've been having a lot of symptoms that are classic MS symptoms but have not been diagnosed. My brain MRI without contrast was normal. One neurologist sd it was anxiety and to s
Some of the options: Cervical radiculopathy, transverse myelopathy, ulnar / radial / median nerve impingement (incl carpal tunnel syndome), brachial plexopathy, peripheral neuropathy (there are many causes), and vascular disorders, such as calciphylaxis. I agree that carpal tunnel syndrome is #1 - and should be a place to start. A normal brain MRI does help put MS aside. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Major: Wilson's: inherited disease of copper metabolism, with wing-beating tremors, dystonia, ataxia, speech issues, liver abnormalities. Diagnosed with copper and ceruloplamin levels, and slit lamp. MS: autoimmune disorder of brain, spinal cord, and eye, not genetic, not affecting liver, causing visual, strength, balance, coordination, cognitive and fatigue issues, diagnosed by MRI brain and cord. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My sis was diagnosis with MS in her back only, i thought that affected the whole body. How will this affect her since we don't understand the disease?
SPINAL CORD: Some folks have only lesions noted in the spinal cord, and lack lesions in brain. In this case, leg weakness, numbness, and maybe bowel or bladder problems might ensue, but please question the diagnosis, as she might possess neuromyelitis optica, and an nmo antibody study might assist. If it is indeed ms, please start potent disease modifying agent to control inflammation. ...Read more
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