Multiple sclerosis

Case contributed by Dr Utkarsh Kabra


Diminution of vision in left eye.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female

Multiple T2/FLAIR hyperintense lesions in bilateral periventricular white matter (along callososeptal interface), posterior body of corpus callosum, left lateral aspect of medulla, left middle cerebellar peduncle and right cerebellar hemisphere.

Hyperintensity is seen in retrobulbar, intracanalicular and intracranial segments of left optic nerve.

Partially empty sella is seen with the pituitary gland flattened against the sellar floor.

Case Discussion

Overall findings are suggestive of demyelinating disease – likely multiple sclerosis with left optic neuritis.

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Case information

rID: 69608
Published: 20th Jul 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Getwell Poly Clinic & Hospital

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