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Is it possible to mistake a gastric bypass surgery with MS? Per this website to confirm MS MRI or symptom should be studied together....This means the symptom of Gastric bypass might be mistaken by MS symptom. There are many sources in internet confirming that as an example.
Bariatric surgery can lead to a variety of nutritional deficiencies that in turn can cause a number of central and peripheral nervous system syndromes. These complications of bariatric surgery have been known for at least 2 decades. Most good neurologists screen for these deficiency states and consider them in the history of patients with bariatric surgery. The most common are copper and vitamin B12 deficiency.
Revere (Rip) Kinkel MD
Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Program
Director of Hillcrest Neurology
Professor of Clinical Neurosciences
University of California San Diego
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