Spinal cord expansion in multiple sclerosis

Case contributed by Dr Maxime St-Amant

Presentation

Known MS. F/up.

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Female
Modality: MRI

MRI shows multiple hyperintense cord lesion some of which enhance peripherally following gadolinium administration. The cord is mildly expanded, secondarily to the lesions and to cord edema.

Case Discussion

Acute MS can show mild expansive spinal cord lesions / focal cord edema.

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Case Information

rID: 19272
Case created: 21st Aug 2012
Last edited: 19th Dec 2016
Tag: spine
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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