Review: Magnetic resonance imaging alone is of limited usefulness in diagnosing multiple sclerosis

September 2006
ACP Journal Club;Sep/Oct2006, Vol. 145 Issue 2, p51
Academic Journal
The article focuses on a study, which examines the effectiveness of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for diagnosing multiple sclerosis (MS). Published and unpublished studies that evaluated the accuracy of MRI for early diagnosis of MS in patients were studied and assessed by the researchers. It was concluded that MRI has limited usefulness for ruling in or ruling out multiple sclerosis.


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