Multiple sclerosis

Case contributed by Frank Gaillard
Diagnosis almost certain


Long standing illness.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female

MRI brain


Widespread white matter T2 regions of hyperintensity are seen bilaterally, particularly in a periventricular distribution, with appearance is characteristic of multiple sclerosis. No enhancement or restricted diffusion to suggest current/recent activity. 

Case Discussion

Typical appearances of multiple sclerosis.

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