EURORAD ESR

Case 3043

Subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord: MR-imaging findings

Author(s)
Koulieraki C, Papakonstantinou O, Karampekios S, Diamantaki M, Gourtsoyiannis N
 
Patient
male, 36 year(s)
 
 
  • Published 22.09.2005
  • DOI 10.1594/EURORAD/CASE.3043
  • Section Neuroradiology
  • Case Type Clinical Cases
  • Difficulty Senior
  • Views 1500
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  • Figure 1
    Sagittal T2-weighted MR image of the cervical spinal cord

    A sagittal T2-W image showing an abnormal signal along the posterior columns of the spinal cord extending from C2 through C5.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Sagittal T2-weighted MR image of the cervical spinal cord;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Axial T2-weighted MR image of the cervical spinal cord

    An axial T2-W image showing an abnormal signal in the posterior columns of the cord bilaterally (arrows).

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Axial T2-weighted MR image of the cervical spinal cord;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Sagittal T1-weighted MR image of the cervical spinal cord after i-v administration of gadolinium

    A sagittal T1-W image obtained after the i-v administration of gadolinium showing a linear increased enhancement along the lesion.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: T1-weighted MR images of the cervical spinal cord after i-v administration of gadolinium;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Axial T1-weighted MR image of the cervical spinal cord after i-v administration of gadolinium

    An axial T1-W image obtained after the i-v administration of gadolinium showing an increased enhancement in the posterior columns of the cord bilaterally.

     
     
     
A sagittal T2-W image showing an abnormal signal along the posterior columns of the spinal cord extending from C2 through C5.
 
An axial T2-W image showing an abnormal signal in the posterior columns of the cord bilaterally (arrows).
 
A sagittal T1-W image obtained after the i-v administration of gadolinium showing a linear increased enhancement along the lesion.
 
An axial T1-W image obtained after the i-v administration of gadolinium showing an increased enhancement in the posterior columns of the cord bilaterally.
 
 
 
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