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Year : 2002  |  Volume : 50  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 310--2

MRI in subacute combined degeneration of spinal cord : a case report and review of literature.


Departments of Neuroimaging Interventional Radiology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore - 560 029, India., India

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S G Srikanth
Departments of Neuroimaging Interventional Radiology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore - 560 029, India.
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A 56 year old man presented with acute onset posterior column and lateral spinothalamic tract dysfunction over a period of 15 days. MRI showed diffuse hyperintensity on T2WI involving the posterior columns. A diagnosis of subacute combined degeneration (SCD) of the spinal cord was considered and confirmed by laboratory findings. The patient showed complete recovery on B12 therapy. MRI lesion also compeletely resolved.






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