Apr 06, 2010
It's been a long time since I updated my journal (as if anyone actually reads this stuff). If you have read my earlier posts, then you must know that I had a liver transplant in 2008. All my liver function tests continue be excellent. No signs of rejection or anything out of normal limits. That's the good news.
I have recently experienced several falls at home due to loss of feeling in my right leg. I was having other symptoms such as slurred speech, confusion, loss of memory, shakiness, depression, and other problems related to my gait. My doctor thought I might be having a stroke or blood clot. He ordered an MRI. It revealed brain lesions and signs of MS. So, I got another MRI with contrast, which revealed much more. Three major things were found, a) demyelinating plaque (MS?), b) Cerebritis (inflammation of the Cerebrum caused by infection), c) Leptomeningeal metastasis (Cancer from other place in my body). I am scheduled to see a Neurologist in a few days for further investigation and followup.