What MS looks like in your brain

Image MS lesions on brain

Image brain slice with MS

Lesions on MRI image


Lesions on MRI scan


Image MS lesions on MRI scan

Midline sagittal MRI scans to illustrate subjects with relatively more (a) and less (b) atrophy

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  1. […] being a physical illness of the brain, spinal cord and optic nerves, can cause damage on these parts, and hence create behavioural changes (and challenges). Also, side effects of […]



  2. As a physician I appreciate you sharing these details. They can help other people early in the diagnosis better understand the medical lingo. Thank you so much for sharing.



  3. Hi, could you let me know the source of the picture of the lesions with 3 white arrows is from.



    1. Hi Joe, I was able to trace the image back to 2012 and to this blog: http://www.suddenlyms.com.

      I’ve had the image for a good while now, so I can’t remember where I got it (I presume it will be from a Google image search for lesions)



      1. From doing a reverse image search, the image is a MS brain lesion



  4. […] found this blog a very interesting read http://ireland-ms.com/2015/02/19/brain-2/ and shows the damage pretty […]



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