Spinal Inflammation and Demyelinating Diseases

  • C. Manelfe


Clinical presentation and imaging findings of spinal inflammatory and demyelinating diseases are protean and often non-specific. They may mimic neoplastic lesions either clinically or radiologically. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is the best imaging modality to screen patients who are clinically suspected of having myelitis.


Spinal Cord Multiple Sclerosis Acquire Immune Deficiency Syndrome Magnetization Transfer Ratio Acute Disseminate Encephalomyelitis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Manelfe
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic NeuroradiologyHôpital PurpanToulouseFrance

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