How are spinal cord neoplasms distinguished from multiple sclerosis (MS)?

Updated: Oct 08, 2019
  • Author: Christopher Luzzio, MD; Chief Editor: Jasvinder Chawla, MD, MBA  more...
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Answer

Both primary and metastatic spinal cord neoplasms must be considered in the differential diagnosis of MS. On imaging studies, the presence of cysts and hemorrhage support the diagnosis of neoplasm.


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