Spinal Cord (Including Multiple Sclerosis) and Peripheral Nerves

  • Graham Hughes
  • Shirish Sangle


Transverse myelitis is one of the most feared complications of Hughes Syndrome. Varying in severity from the localised, often fluctuating spinal cord features through to acute full blown paraplegia, the lesion is seen on MRI as a variable length ischaemic/inflammatory pattern (Fig. 8.1a, b).


Multiple Sclerosis Peripheral Neuropathy Carpal Tunnel Spinal Stenosis Autonomic Neuropathy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Graham Hughes
    • 1
  • Shirish Sangle
    • 2
  1. 1.The London Lupus CentreLondon Bridge HospitalLondonUK
  2. 2.Louise Coote Lupus UnitSt Thomas’ HospitalLondonUK

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