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Traumatic spinal cord injury - child

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi


Flaccid paraplegia following a road traffic accident 7 months ago.

Patient Data

Age: 9 months
Gender: Male

There is a discontinuity of the dorsal spinal cord from D2 to D5 level with areas of cystic cavitation as well as fibrous tissue bands connecting the cranial and caudal margins of the injury in keeping with a chronic spinal cord injury.

Case Discussion

Case showing the chronic MRI appearances of traumatic spinal cord injury.

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Case information

rID: 73577
Published: 18th Jan 2020
Last edited: 11th Oct 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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