Transverse myelitis

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Female
Modality: MRI

T2 hyperintense lesion in the lower thoracic cord with slight mass effect and no corresponding T1 signal abnormality.

Case Discussion

The patient rapidly developed neurological symptoms, which resolved over the course of weeks. Follow up MRI three months later demonstrated significant reduction is the size of the lesion. It is felt to be consistent with transverse myelitis

No T1 abnormalitiy or enhancement.

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Case Information

rID: 4786
Case created: 16th Oct 2008
Last edited: 10th May 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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