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MRI Images of the Head - MS Lesions ???

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  • Posted By: NoDrCanDiagnoseMe
  • July 9, 2009
  • 04:05 PM

Hi,

I'm trying to figure out the difference between a normal MRI and one with lesions indicative of Multiple Sclerosis. I have attached a photo, containing three MRI images - are the white spots possibly MS-related?

Thank you, in advance, for your assistance. I am very grateful.

Sincerely,
Joe

http://c3.ac-images.myspacecdn.com/images02/76/l_d76893d579aa4847a36a31ca87d7a26e.jpg

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  • why dont you just have your doctor explain then too you... you have a right to know/////// i dont know about what your scans means???? but what i do know for mamogram and ultrasound i was told the dark spot was a cyst and a white spot could be cancer.....plus you could pray for healing
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  • I have never heard that. I'm going to look that up, on the internet. I love learning new things. Thank you, very much, for the information.As far as prayer goes, I'm Agnostic, so I don't pray. However, I never refuse anyone who offers to pray for me. It's a nice thought though, and I thank you for that. Have a great day. :-)
    NoDrCanDiagnoseMe 20 Replies Flag this Response
  • Hi, I'm trying to figure out the difference between a normal MRI and one with lesions indicative of Multiple Sclerosis. I have attached a photo, containing three MRI images - are the white spots possibly MS-related? Thank you, in advance, for your assistance. I am very grateful. Sincerely, Joe http://c3.ac-images.myspacecdn.com/images02/76/l_d76893d579aa4847a36a31ca87d7a26e.jpg on my MRI scans, the white spots are the lesions...your doctor should have explained this to you and yes, in my case the lesions were from MS best of luck to you,Toni
    atvslim2004 6 Replies
    • January 2, 2010
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  • are the images of you?These images always need a qualified doctor to see them, because there can always be a differential diagnosis, so the Dr has to relate it to the whole case.Here are different images of MS that you requested:http://radiopaedia.org/cases/ms02http://radiopaedia.org/cases/ms-t1-hyperintense-lesionshttp://radiopaedia.org/cases/ms-brain-and-spine
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • January 14, 2010
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  • Thank you, for your reply. That's been my problem - I can't seem to find a qualified Doctor. The good news is, I have moved to a bigger town, so maybe I'll have better luck.By the way, the first picture looks closest, I think.Thanks again,Joeare the images of you?These images always need a qualified doctor to see them, because there can always be a differential diagnosis, so the Dr has to relate it to the whole case.Here are different images of MS that you requested:http://radiopaedia.org/cases/ms02http://radiopaedia.org/cases/ms-t1-hyperintense-lesionshttp://radiopaedia.org/cases/ms-brain-and-spine
    NoDrCanDiagnoseMe 20 Replies
    • January 16, 2010
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  • All my Doctor said was, "With that many spots, if they were lesions, you'd be VERY sick". I'm thinking, "Duhhhh! Where have you been?!"I felt like saying, "Look! If you don't know how to read MRIs, why not admit it?" I guess that would be like admitting that they're not God. Haha!Thank you, for your reply. :-)Joeon my MRI scans, the white spots are the lesions...your doctor should have explained this to you and yes, in my case the lesions were from MS best of luck to you,Toni
    NoDrCanDiagnoseMe 20 Replies
    • January 16, 2010
    • 09:25 PM
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  • So what was the end of the story?
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • October 15, 2010
    • 01:39 PM
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  • I still don't have a diagnosis, but my new Neurologist is testing, for CMT (Charcot Marie Tooth Disease), which is an Inherited Neurological Disease. Specifically, he suspects a certain subtype of CMT, known as Dejerine-Sottas. If I test negative, he will probably refer me to the National Institute of Health, for further testing. MS and CMT are very similar. In fact, I still don't know what the difference is. I will say, that I'm sure my Mom died of this same illness. In the last year of her life, she developed dementia (to a degree), irregularity, extreme/rapid weight loss, sudden food allergies and chronic lung infections from aspiration of stomach contents (due to malfunction of digestive system). Already, I'm having the sudden food allergies and weight loss (about a pound, per day). I'm also having some trouble, with brain function. I am lucky, to have discovered Ester-C, which is an effective treatment, for CMT. It helps, by about 50%. My seizures (which I was having every day, all day long), are 95% better, with Ester-C. I take 30,000mg - 40,000mg per day. High doses of Ester-C have been found to help Lupus, as well. I would imagine, that it would be helpful, for MS and other Neurological illnesses, also. :-)I've been diagnosed with FIRDA, which has something to do with the brain waves malfunctioning. And, I was also told, that I have Encephalopathy (whatever that is).I hope this helps. Please feel free, to write, anytime. Maybe we'll help each other find answers (assuming that you are having problems, of course).So what was the end of the story?
    NoDrCanDiagnoseMe 20 Replies
    • October 17, 2010
    • 04:12 PM
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