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For the past year now, I have been dealing with some somewhat progressive walking-coordination symptoms, which some days are better than others.
My MRI last year showed a 6mm lesion at the midbrain-pons junction. My neurologist says this is the issue for my walking troubles. However, I have laso been diagnosed with Lyme disease, and my lyme dr believes there is motor neuron involvement due to my fasciculations and core weakness.
So, I was still concerned that this may be ALS because I had another neuro say that the lesions was so small that I should be ok. However, there is quite a bit of inflammation surrounding the lesion that got bigger initially, but is now receding by the looks of my last MRI.
Within the past few days my fasciculations have hit an all time high. And I seem to be having trouble stumbling over certain words. Especially when I am fatigued. I read that ALS, on average, takes about a year to diagnose from onset of symptoms. It has been a year, and I can't seem to get this diagnosis off my mind.
I have searched the internet trying to find the same symptoms I am having due to a lesion in the same are as mine. The problem is, I can't find any scenarios where someone had, or a study was done on the symptoms of an inflamed lesion at the pons-midbrain junction...
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