MRI cervical spine: 3 days after initial presentation

Increased T2-weig...
Sagittal T2
Increased T2-weighted signal in spinal cord between C2-T2 level. Also notice decreased signal at intervertebral disc between C5-C6.
Modality: MRI (T2)

- “ This case is dramatic and the imaging appearances suggested the differential diagnosis of fibrocartilaginous embolism or transverse myelitis. To t...”

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  • Fibrocartilaginous embolism - “ Fibrocartilaginous embolism (also known as nucleus pulposus embolism) is a rare cause of spinal cord ischaemia due to embolisation of nucleus pulp...”

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