Spinal cord expansion in multiple sclerosis

Case contributed by 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.

How to use cases

You can use Radiopaedia cases in a variety of ways to help you learn and teach.

Creating your own cases is easy.

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.