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Is there any possibility that multiple sclerosis be misdiagnosed as multiple myeloma?

9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

They are two completely different diseases.

In brief: No

They are two completely different diseases.
Dr. Edward Gold
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Dr. Becky Parks
Neurology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Unrelated conditions

MS is a disorder of the central nervous system.
MM is a disorder of the bone marrow and is generally fatal after a few years.

In brief: Unrelated conditions

MS is a disorder of the central nervous system.
MM is a disorder of the bone marrow and is generally fatal after a few years.
Dr. Becky Parks
Dr. Becky Parks
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Rather doubtful

Multiple myeloma can be confirmed through blood and urine studies and even analysis of bone marrow.
Since MS is a disease of brain, spinal cord, and optic tracts, a disorder causing dysfunction in other organ systems would not create this type of confusion.

In brief: Rather doubtful

Multiple myeloma can be confirmed through blood and urine studies and even analysis of bone marrow.
Since MS is a disease of brain, spinal cord, and optic tracts, a disorder causing dysfunction in other organ systems would not create this type of confusion.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: No

These are two unrelated diseases with different signs and symptoms.
They are completely different pathologically.

In brief: No

These are two unrelated diseases with different signs and symptoms.
They are completely different pathologically.
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
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