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Neurology India
Medknow Publications on behalf of the Neurological Society of India
ISSN: 0028-3886
EISSN: 0028-3886
Vol. 50, No. 3, 2002, pp. 310-312
Bioline Code: ni02088
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Neurology India, Vol. 50, No. 3, 2002, pp. 310-312

 en MRI in Subacute Combined Degeneration of Spinal Cord : A Case Report and Review of Literature
S.G. Srikanth, P.N. Jayakumar, M.K. Vasudev, A.B. Taly, H.S. Chandrashekar


A 56 year old man presented with acute onset posterior column and lateral spinothalamic tract dysfunction over a period of 15 days. MRI showed diffuse hyperintensity on T2WI involving the posterior columns.A diagnosis of subacute combined degeneration (SCD) of the spinal cord was considered and confirmed by laboratory findings. The patient showed complete recovery on B12 therapy. MRI lesion also compeletely resolved.

Subacute combined degeneration, Spinal cord, Vitamin B12, MRI, Cord hyperintensity

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