The treatment is essentially limited to symptomatic therapy so the course of action would not change much whether MS has been diagnosed or not
. Apart from clinical neurological examination, MRI
shows MS as paler areas of demyelination, two different episodes of demyelination separated by one month in at least two different brain locations. Spinal tap is done and CSF electrophoresis reveals oligoclonal bands suggestive of immune activity, which is suggestive but not diagnostic of MS.