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My MRI shows "nonspecific, scattered foci of T2 prolongation

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My MRI shows "nonspecific, scattered foci of T2 prolongation in the periventricular and subcortical white matter. Differential diagnosis includes early microvascular disease, or demyelinating process." In layman's terms is this the beginning of MS or what?
Your differential diagnosis suggest two conditions - one is 'microvascular disease' meaning that you could have small blood clots or blockages in the blood vessels in the brain. The second condition is that the 'demyelinating process'. This suggests MS.
So, your MRI could indicate MS - your neurologist will be able to determine from your physical checkup if you do have it.
I hope this helps.
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