Article Text

PDF

MRI of anterior spinal artery syndrome.
  1. A Kume,
  2. S Yoneyama,
  3. A Takahashi,
  4. H Watanabe
  1. Department of Neurology, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Japan.

    Abstract

    In this serial MRI study a 24 year old man presenting anterior spinal artery syndrome was examined. In the acute stage, spin echo sequences showed an enlarged cervical cord on a T1 weighted image and high signal intensity in the enlarged portion of the cord on a T2 weighted image. The findings were interpreted as oedema in the grey and white matter subsequent to ischaemia. In the chronic stage, inversion recovery techniques revealed a distinct focus in the anterior two thirds of the cord at the low cervical level.

    Statistics from Altmetric.com

    Request permissions

    If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.