Acute spinal cord ischaemia
Acute postoperative paraplegia after aortic bifemoral bypass.
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The spinal marrow and the conus medullaris appear swollen with a high intensity signal in T2-weighting.
Spinal cord infarction can be associated with bilateral weakness, paresthesias, and sensory loss. The spinal cord stroke has an acute onset evolving over minutes. The syndrome depends on the level of the cord lesion and may vary from mild or moderate and even reversible leg weakness to quadriplegia.