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    An_267194 posted:
    I am a 53 y/o male with GAD and Major depressive disorder, have been on a gammit of medications. I have a high Epstein barr and cytomegalaviris . I have chronic fatigue and diffuse muscle and joint pain so my physician ordered an MRI w/w/o contrast. This is the impression:
    IMPRESSION: Scattered nonspecific foci of T2 signal is noted to involve the supratentorial periventricular white matter. While nonspecific, the white matter abnormalities are compatible with the given clinical history of multiple sclerosis. None exhibit contrast enhancement, however. Other diagnostic considerations include premature microvascular ischemic changes, gliosis, other causes of demyelination, etc.
    Can some assist me in layman's terms what this means?
     
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    Stephanie Butler, RN responded:
    I'd be happy to help if I can! First just for my information, have you been diagnosed with MS?
     
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    Stephanie Butler, RN responded:
    Hello, I'd be happy to help if I can! First, just so I have all the information, have you been diagnosed with MS?


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