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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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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