Spinal cord expansion in multiple sclerosis

Case contributed by Dr Maxime St-Amant


Known MS. F/up.

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Female

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
Published: 21st Aug 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Tag: spine
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