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Acute disseminating encephalomyelitis with bilateral optic neuritis

Case contributed by Dr Utkarsh Kabra


Bilateral loss of vision with fever

Patient Data

Age: 6 years
Gender: Female

Multiple cortical / subcortical hyperintensities involving bilateral frontoparietal, temporal lobes and insular regions. No evidence of diffusion restriction seen.

Thickening and hyperintensity is seen involving intraorbital, intracanalicular and intracranial segments of bilateral optic nerves with subtle inflammatory stranding in bilateral orbital fat.


Case Discussion

Findings suggest likelihood of acute disseminating encephalomyelitis with bilateral optic neuritis.

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Case information

rID: 79676
Published: 8th Jul 2020
Last edited: 16th Feb 2021
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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