Evoked Potentials

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Date Joined Mar 2007
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   Posted 3/29/2007 8:52 PM (GMT -6)   
I have edited this post....my EEG was actually NORMAL, but I mistakenly listed abnormal....also, I got part of my LP report--one of the diagnoses was: lymphocytes (non-malignant) and monocytes present. Also, rare epithelial cells. Does anyone know what this means? (I'm just too impatient to wait until Monday for my neurologist)
Are evoked potentials a necessary part of MS testing? I am about to be diagnosed with MS and I don't think I have had these tests. I have had the following tests:
MRI - Normal
NCS - Abnormal
EMG - Abnormal
VNG - Abnormal
Spinal Tap - partial results--see above.
Thanks everyone for all of your help and support.

Post Edited (B2) : 3/31/2007 9:30:35 PM (GMT-6)

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   Posted 3/30/2007 5:47 AM (GMT -6)   
No, they are not necessary -- but many of your abnormal results above don't point to a disorder of the central nervous system, but more something going on with your peripheral nervous system.
...I am not a doctor, nor health professional, and don't pretend to be one, here.....

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   Posted 3/30/2007 11:40 PM (GMT -6)   

Thanks, UppityCats.  I hope to find out on Monday...


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