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What cases require a myelogram test for the diagnosis of MS?

Louis Rosner
Neurology
In the past, when signs or symptoms were confined to the spinal cord and no dramatic remission occurred, it was frequently necessary to do a myelogram to rule out any compression of the spinal cord by, for example, a disc or tumor. In this test, dye is injected into the spinal fluid and an X-ray is taken. With the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), this test is needed much less often.
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