How are vasculitic processes 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

Vasculitic processes such as systemic lupus erythematosus can result in spinal lesions that mimic MS. Often, multiple lesions are present. However, the clinical history is often known and helps to establish the correct diagnosis.


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