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Flair sequence demonstrates minimal increased signal in the periventricular white matter which is non specific. what does this mean and can it be MS?

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In brief: Possible

If you have clinical abnormalities raising concern, this could be an early sign of MS.
Best to see your neurologist and discuss this. Additional testing would involve possibly lumbar puncture, MRI of neck, and blood testing for other causes. Non-specific causes could include prior trauma, smoking, migraine, hypertension.

In brief: Possible

If you have clinical abnormalities raising concern, this could be an early sign of MS.
Best to see your neurologist and discuss this. Additional testing would involve possibly lumbar puncture, MRI of neck, and blood testing for other causes. Non-specific causes could include prior trauma, smoking, migraine, hypertension.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology

In brief: Unless

the white matter changes are typical of MS(doesn't sound like it) or there are clinical signs of MS, it is highly unlikely that this represents MS.

In brief: Unless

the white matter changes are typical of MS(doesn't sound like it) or there are clinical signs of MS, it is highly unlikely that this represents MS.
Dr. Michael Gabor
Dr. Michael Gabor
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