Brain radiation and possible presentation of multiple sclerosis

Vahid Shaygannejad, Mohammad Zare, Helia Maghzi, Parisa Emami


  • Radiation therapies are commonly used for malignant or metastatic brain tumors for curative and palliative use. The radiation-induced neurotoxicity includes both parenchymal and vascular damage. Here we report the case of a 43-year-old woman who developed Multiple sclerosis (MS) 9 months after she underwent the last session of radiotherapy for the diagnosed meningioma. Conventional doses of radiation might trigger MS.
  • Key words: Meningioma, multiple sclerosis, radiation therapy

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