An Atypical Presentation of Multiple Sclerosis


Multiple Sclerosis (MS) involves an immune mediated process in which an abnormal response of the body’s immune system is directed against the central nervous system (CNS). Multiple sclerosis is a very variable condition and the symptoms depend on which areas of the CNS have been affected. There is no set pattern for MS and everyone with MS has a different set of symptoms, which vary from time to time and can change in severity and duration, even in the same person. Hence diagnosing MS at the earliest is very essential. Therefore we report an unusual case of a 30-year-old female with complaints of headache, vomiting & hiccups since 2 months followed by weakness of bilateral lower limbs and later upper limbs which eventually were diagnosed as Multiple Sclerosis. We are reporting this case because of the vague clinical presentation of Multiple Sclerosis. Aim: To recognize the symptoms of MS at the earliest and start treatment early.

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Shetty, A. , Mukherji, A. , Joshi, M. , Fulara, S. and Patel, N. (2014) An Atypical Presentation of Multiple Sclerosis. Open Journal of Clinical Diagnostics, 4, 173-176. doi: 10.4236/ojcd.2014.43025.

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