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Old 11-20-2012, 07:37 PM   #11
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Re: Initial MS Diagnosis/MRI question

As mentioned already, a clear MRI will prevent a definitive diagnosis for MS because it is an integral part of the Revised McDonald Criteria. If everything else points to MS, the neuro will have to wait until the guideline of at least 2 lesions is noted. Just because you might have a clear MRI does not eliminate MS. You should continue to be checked again in 2-6 months or if symptoms develop.

An MRI which is not read by someone with MS experience might miss some important evidence.
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