Spinal Cord Infarction: Clinical and Radiological Features


Introduction: Spinal cord infarction is an uncommon disease varying in its clinical presentation. This study describes the clinical and radiological presentation of spinal cord infarcts in 17 consecutive patients. Material and Methods: Clinical and MR imaging data of 17 patients were reviewed. Inclusion criteria were acute or subacute presentation (peak within 72 hours) and MRI showing typical signal changes on T2WI compatible with spinal cord infarct. Exclusion criteria were clinical or MRI findings suggesting other etiologies.


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