Subtle cord magnetic resonance changes in cervical myelomalacia.

Journal Article

After spinal cord injury cystic lesions of different types are known to develop. However, in a large group of patients radiologic examinations have not revealed abnormalities in spite of neurologic deficit symptoms. Magnetic resonance imaging in 6 such patients demonstrated subtle changes in the cervical spinal cord, confirming the diagnosis of myelomalacia.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Heinz, R; Woodruff, WW; Drayer, BP; Djang, WT; Friedman, AH

Published Date

  • 1986

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 369 /

Start / End Page

  • 248 - 250

PubMed ID

  • 2980465

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0365-5954

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • Sweden