Sensory Loss Mimicking Cauda Equina Syndrome due to Cervical Spinal Lesion in a Patient with Clinically Isolated Syndrome

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Giulia Vinceti; Andrea Zini; Paolo Nichelli; Jessica Mandrioli;
  • Publisher: S. Karger AG
  • Journal: volume 4,issue 2,pages97-100issn: 1662-680X, eissn: 1662-680X
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3383296, doi: 10.1159/000339445
  • Subject: Spinal diseases | Magnetic resonance imaging | Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system | Cauda Equina Syndrome; Cervical Spinal Lesion; Multiple Sclerosis | RC346-429 | Polyradiculopathy | Cauda equina syndrome | Published online: June, 2012
    mesheuropmc: musculoskeletal diseases

We describe the case of a 39-year-old woman with signs and symptoms suggesting cauda equina syndrome. Lumbosacral magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) demonstrated no lesion at this level, while cervical MRI showed a T2-hyperintense lesion in the middle-right anterolateral ... View more
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