Multiple sclerosis

Case contributed by Dr Mahmoud Rashed

Presentation

20 years old female complaining from field defect of vision in the right eye since 10 days ago, with numbness in her upper limbs

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Female
MRI

Multiple T2 and FLAIR high-intensity areas are seen involving the peri-ventricular white matter with a mild involvement of the sub-cortical white matter. They seem to be perpendicularly aligned along the longitudinal axis of the ventricles. Involvement of the corpus callosum, as well as the callosal-septal interface, also noted.

Case Discussion

Described patches is suggestive of demyelinating patches of multiple sclerosis.

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Case information

rID: 52155
Case created: 23rd Mar 2017
Last edited: 27th Mar 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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