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Fig. 3

From: Radiological approach to non-compressive myelopathies

Fig. 3

Idiopathic long segment acute transverse myelitis in a 15-year-old patient with an acute history of backache and paraplegia. Sagittal T2W image of the cervicothoracic spine (A) demonstrates an extensive long segment area of hyperintensity involving the cervical and upper thoracic spinal cord (arrows) with associated cord swelling seen in the cervical region. Axial T2W image (B) shows that the altered hyperintense signal is centrally placed and appears to involve more than two-thirds cross-sectional area of the spinal cord (arrow)

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