Multiple sclerosis

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Patient Data

Age: 16
Gender: Female

MRI Cervical spine (selected images)

Modality: MRI

Hyperintese foci are observed on cord at the level of C5 as well as on the bulb.

MRI Brain

Modality: MRI

Multiple hyperintense plaques scattered along the periventricular white matter, semi-oval centers and subcortical foci. Hyperintense MS lesions extending up through corpus callosum ("Dawson`s fingers"). Active lesion on the right shows incomplete enhancement (open ring sign).

Case Discussion

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a progressive disease in which inflammation and demyelination of white matter on central nervous system results in multiple neurological signs and symptoms.

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Case Information

rID: 19503
Case created: 16th Sep 2012
Last edited: 11th Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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