EURORAD ESR

Case 14920

Diastematomyelia of the dorsal spinal cord.

Author(s)
Navarro-Baño, Antonio; Sánchez-Serrano, Irene; Víctor Orcajada Zamora; Guillén-Navarro, Jose María; Jiménez-Sánchez, Andrés Francisco; Cepero-Calvete, Ángela.

Hospital Clinico Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca,
Servicio Murciano de Salud;
Carretera Madrid-Cartagena,
s/n. 30120 El Palmar, Spain;
Email:navarba@gmail.com
 
Patient
female, 65 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Axial CT

    CT images show spinal cord split into two halves, with a spur in the midline.

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology spine; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Axial CT

    CT demonstrates a split cord with a bony bar in D11 vertebra. This feature is characteristic of a diastematomyelia of the dorsal cord.

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology spine; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Coronal CT

    Diastematomyelia of the dorsal cord with associated scoliosis.

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology spine; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Sagittal CT

    Scoliosis is one of the findings that is typically associated with diastematomyelia.

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology spine; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
CT images show spinal cord split into two halves, with a spur in the midline.
 
CT demonstrates a split cord with a bony bar in D11 vertebra. This feature is characteristic of a diastematomyelia of the dorsal cord.
 
Diastematomyelia of the dorsal cord with associated scoliosis.
 
Scoliosis is one of the findings that is typically associated with diastematomyelia.
 
 
 
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