Presumed venous infarction in spinal decompression sickness.


We describe the serial MR imaging findings in a patient with spinal decompression sickness. In the acute phase, the spinal cord was swollen, with increased T2 signal in the posterior part of the column; 1 month later, marked contrast enhancement was noted in the same location; and 2 months later, the swelling and T2 signal had decreased. MR imaging may… (More)


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