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Tingling, numbness in right fingers. MRI scan shows shadows on the spine, transverse myolitis. Treatment?

My daughter has had tingling and numbness in her right fingers for a couple of months Just had the results of an MRI scan which showed shadows on the spine and doctor thinks she has transverse myolitis. Are my symptoms likely to get any worse. I have read up a bit on the TM and she does not have any problems with her lower limbs or problems with bladder or bowel control
Asked On : Tue, 25 Dec 2012
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Hi ,welcome to HCM.
Transverse myelitis does not cause tingling and numbness in fingers only. It will be more severe like loss of bladder bowel control, lower limb weakness.
If clinically it looks like transverse myelitis then must be treated with steroids. If you want details discussion please upload MRI images of spine in our experts opinion forum. Then we can be able to come on conclusion.
Answered: Wed, 26 Dec 2012
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