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March 1974

The Abnormal Brain Scan in Demyelinating Diseases

Author Affiliations

New York
From the Department of Neurological Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, the Neurological Institute, New York.

Arch Neurol. 1974;30(3):269-271. doi:10.1001/archneur.1974.00490330077015

Abnormal brain scans were found in three out of 160 patients with multiple sclerosis, most of them in acute phases of the disease. One had a clinical picture simulating a frontal mass lesion, and the diagnosis was confirmed histologically. In two, the uptake was most probably related to active optic neuritis.

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