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Spinal Cord Ischemia: Practical Imaging Tips, Pearls, and Pitfalls

Published inAmerican journal of neuroradiology, vol. 36, no. 5, p. 825-830
Publication date2015
Abstract

Ischemia of the spinal cord is a rare entity with a poor prognosis. Brain ischemia is no longer a diagnostic challenge; on the contrary, ischemia of the spinal cord remains difficult, particularly in children. In this article, we illustrate the principal causes in children and adults, clinical presentation, different techniques for the diagnosis by MR imaging (diffusion, spinal MR angiography, and 1.5 versus 3T), pathophysiology, and differential diagnosis. We will discuss current knowledge, perspectives, and pitfalls.

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VARGAS GOMEZ, Maria Isabel et al. Spinal Cord Ischemia: Practical Imaging Tips, Pearls, and Pitfalls. In: American journal of neuroradiology, 2015, vol. 36, n° 5, p. 825–830. doi: 10.3174/ajnr.A4118
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