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PURPOSE To describe the MR manifestations and temporal course of wallerian degeneration that occurs above and below a spinal cord injury, and to compare the MR findings with postmortem histopathology. METHOD Twenty-four postmortem spinal cords from patients with cervical (n = 14), thoracic (n = 6), and lumbar (n = 4) cord injuries were studied with axial(More)
PURPOSE To determine the MR and CT findings that characterize acute spinal subdural hematoma (ASSH). METHODS The MR, CT, and clinical findings in three patients with surgically proved ASSH were reviewed and also correlated with the postmortem MR, CT, and cryomicrotome findings in three other patients, two with ASSH and one with an acute spinal epidural(More)
PURPOSE To determine whether color Doppler sonography can be a sensitive alternative to screening arteriography for identifying arterial injury in patients with penetrating traumatic neck injuries. METHODS Fifty-two patients admitted to our trauma center with penetrating neck injuries (gunshot wounds and lacerations) were examined prospectively with color(More)
A right-sided aorta with an isolated left subclavian and left common carotid artery is a rare arch defect. We are presenting the case of a 56-year-old woman who had initially presented with headache and 3 episodes of right-sided facial and extremity numbness. A presumptive diagnosis of transient ischemic attack prompted imaging studies where a computer(More)
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