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Which disease causes white spots on the brain and spine?
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Dr. Chintan Sampat
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: Multiple sclerosis
Many diseases can cause "white spots" to appear on the MRI imaging studies of the brain and spine.
Multiple sclerosis is one of the most common conditions. Strokes, cancer, infection, and some other rare neurological disorders can also cause similar issues. Sometimes further physical examination, blood work, and a spinal fluid tap may be necessary to get a diagnosis.

In brief: Multiple sclerosis
Many diseases can cause "white spots" to appear on the MRI imaging studies of the brain and spine.
Multiple sclerosis is one of the most common conditions. Strokes, cancer, infection, and some other rare neurological disorders can also cause similar issues. Sometimes further physical examination, blood work, and a spinal fluid tap may be necessary to get a diagnosis.
Dr. Chintan Sampat
Dr. Chintan Sampat
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
In brief: Demeylinating ones
There are several types of processes and diseases that can cause this and sometimes they are normal findings-see a neurologist.

In brief: Demeylinating ones
There are several types of processes and diseases that can cause this and sometimes they are normal findings-see a neurologist.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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