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Magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of spinal cord diseases.
  1. F Aichner,
  2. W Poewe,
  3. W Rogalsky,
  4. K Wallnöfer,
  5. J Willeit,
  6. F Gerstenbrand

    Abstract

    Experience with magnetic resonance imaging in 22 patients with diseases of the spinal cord is reported. Important additional diagnostic information as compared to conventional neuroradiological techniques (myelography, spinal CT) was gained especially in cases of hydrosyringomyelia, intraspinal tumour and multiple sclerosis. It is suggested that magnetic resonance imaging may become the method of choice in the diagnosis of structural spinal cord diseases.

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