Smoldering Spots in the Brain May Signal Severe MS

Jan 30, 2022 Radiology Updates

Aided by a high-powered brain scanner and a 3-D printer, National Institutes of Health (NIH) researchers found that dark rimmed spots called chronic active lesions may be a sign of more aggressive MS.

The team previously shared instructions for programming lower-powered MRI scanners, found at most clinics, to detect rimmed chronic active lesions. They hope researchers around the world will use the instructions to develop and monitor better diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for MS patients.

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