Methods of diagnosis of multiple sclerosis in Germany
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Methods of diagnosis of multiple sclerosis in Germany

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI ) - a safe study based on the action of magnetic waves to obtain imaging of active inflammatory process that occurs in multiple sclerosis in the spinal cord and brain with possible injection required for the diagnosis of contrast agent gadolinium -based. In accordance with the new diagnosis criteria of multiple sclerosis can be determined solely on the basis of data obtained using MRI. It is believed that 95% of cases this method is able to detect the presence of the disease in the patient.

Lumbar puncture. In multiple sclerosis, spinal fluid oligoclonal antibodies detected. The accuracy of this method is 95%.

Method of evoked potentials.

When diagnosis of multiple sclerosis in Germany used 3 main study of evoked potentials: visual, auditory, somatosensory.Slow or poor response may indicate brain damage. This method is not basic to a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis.

Evaluation of neurological status - includes checking the functioning of the cranial nerves, cerebellum, motor system, coordination, reflexes.

Currently conducting research in medicine to create a specific assay for the presence of multiple sclerosis, such studies are conducted in Germany. 

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