When are periventricular and juxtacortical lesions on the same brain mri non-specific and NOT consistent with MS?
Here is My Question:
When are periventricular and juxtacortical lesions on the same brain mri non-specific and NOT consistent with MS? Is it possible these could be normal in a healthy person in 40s?
Also, do the healthcarejourney.com doctors still read mris if individuals would like a second read? Thanks in advance for your answers.
No MRI pattern is 100% specific for MS; this is why we can not and do not diagnose even young people with MS when an MRI obtained for another reason shows findings that look like classic MS. The actual risk of these individuals developing MS is only 30%.
Revere (Rip) Kinkel MD
Professor of Clinical Neurosciences
Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Program
Clinical Neurosciences Director
University of California San Diego
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