Superficial siderosis

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Diagnosis almost certain

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.


An enhancing oblong-shaped intraspinal lesion is noted opposite T1 and T2 vertebral bodies, compressing spinal cord.

Diffuse hypointense T2 signal of the spinal cord outer surface, in keeping with superficial siderosis.

Case Discussion

MR images demonstrate superficial siderosis in a patient with an intraspinal neoplasm.

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