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Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis

There is no one sensitive test for diagnosing multiple sclerosis. A medical history and clinical examination focusing on the nerves including tests on vision, reflexes, balance, and coordination is required, followed by investigative tests of brain MRI, nerve reaction tests, and sampling cerebrospinal fluid accessed through a spinal tap.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Woburn Advocate

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About: Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis

Date: 30 June 2005

Source: Woburn Advocate

URL: http://www2.townonline.com/woburn/schoolSports/view.bg?articleid=277969

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