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Rare first symptoms of multiple sclerosis.
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PMID:  16145988     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The most frequent first symptoms of multiple sclerosis are the following: sensory symptoms, optic neuritis, motor and cerebellar syndromes. Three female patients have been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis on the basis of Poser's criteria. The onset of the disease was manifested in these cases with non-typical and rare symptoms. Patient 1, a woman, aged 24. The first symptom of the disease was an isolated lesion of nerve VI on the right side. Patient 2, a women, aged 30. The first symptom of the disease was acute pain localised within the area of the lumbar-sacral spine. Patient 3, a woman, aged 43. The first symptom of the disease was loss of taste and smell.
Halina Bartosik-Psujek; Marek Psujek; Zbigniew Stelmasiak
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annales Universitatis Mariae Curie-Skłodowska. Sectio D: Medicina     Volume:  59     ISSN:  0066-2240     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Univ Mariae Curie Sklodowska Med     Publication Date:  2004  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-09-08     Completed Date:  2005-10-11     Revised Date:  2009-06-05    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0414101     Medline TA:  Ann Univ Mariae Curie Sklodowska Med     Country:  Poland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  242-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurology, Skubiszewski Medical University of Lublin.
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MeSH Terms
Abducens Nerve Diseases / etiology*
Ageusia / etiology*
Back Pain / etiology*
Brain / pathology
Diagnosis, Differential
Diplopia / etiology*
Early Diagnosis
Lumbar Vertebrae
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Middle Aged
Multiple Sclerosis / diagnosis*
Neurologic Examination
Olfaction Disorders / etiology*
Optic Neuritis / diagnosis,  etiology
Spinal Cord / pathology
Thoracic Vertebrae

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