Tumor Vs Lesion?

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tkeys
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Date Joined Jun 2009
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   Posted 1/21/2010 1:39 PM (GMT -6)   
I just got word that a family friend has had an MRI and PET scan and has multiple tumors in his brain and spinal cord. I am curious if anyone knows if tumors/lesions from MS or other disease can be easily distinguished with these scans? Thanks!
 
 
Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.
Ephesians 4:2
 
23 years old;
Feb 2009 Dx: Acute Disseminated Ecephalomyelitis (ADEM)
Aug 2009 Dx: Brainstem Encephalitis August
 
Meds: Provigil, Nexium, Lexapro, Adivan, Baclofen, Topomax
 
Did 1000 mg IV solumedrol for 8 days then weened for 1 and a half months from mid Feb-late March
 

A merry heart does good like a medicine; but a broken spirit dries the bones.

Proverbs 17:22

 

"This too shall pass."

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