CASE 69: MRI BRAIN

DIAGNOSIS

Findings reveal

Thickening of the spinal cord at the thoracic level, with altered signal:

iso-hypo on T1 and ill defined hyperintense on T2WI

DIAGNOSIS ISTRANSVERSE MYELITIS

RADPEARLS

Usually idiopathic or sometimes secondary to viral, post infection, post vaccination, autoimmune

Lesion extends over 3/4 segments usually in the dorsal spine

DD is multiple sclerosis/ ADEM/ Rarely spinal infarct