NEUROLOGICAL IMAGING

Osteomyelitis and Discitis (Spondylodiscitis)

Aug 25, 2019 by in NEUROLOGICAL IMAGING Comments Off on Osteomyelitis and Discitis (Spondylodiscitis)

Clinical Presentation The patient is a 39-year-old otherwise healthy woman who developed a papulopustular skin eruption/infection attributed to MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ). One month later, she developed pleuritic chest…

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Neurofibromatosis

Aug 25, 2019 by in NEUROLOGICAL IMAGING Comments Off on Neurofibromatosis

Clinical Presentation The patient is a 21-year-old man who has had neurologic symptoms for about 2 years. Initially, he had trouble holding a pen in the right hand. Over time,…

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Spinal Cord Cavernous Angioma

Aug 25, 2019 by in NEUROLOGICAL IMAGING Comments Off on Spinal Cord Cavernous Angioma

Clinical Presentation The patient is a 70-year-old woman with a long history of progressive neck pain and bilateral shoulder pain, right more than left, and right arm numbness. She has…

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Spinal Cord Glioma

Aug 25, 2019 by in NEUROLOGICAL IMAGING Comments Off on Spinal Cord Glioma

Clinical Presentation The patient is a 62-year-old man with 3-year history of progressive neck pain, low back pain, bilateral shoulder pain, proximal muscle pain and weakness, and paresthesias. The patient…

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Syringomyelia

Aug 25, 2019 by in NEUROLOGICAL IMAGING Comments Off on Syringomyelia

Clinical Presentation The patient is a 73-year-old woman with a history of old fracture of the T12 vertebra secondary to prior motor vehicle accident. Patient was treated at the time…

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Tarlov Cyst

Aug 25, 2019 by in NEUROLOGICAL IMAGING Comments Off on Tarlov Cyst

Clinical Presentation The patient is an 81-year-old woman who has a long history of intermittent low back pain for more than 15 years. She states that she has developed difficulty…

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Spinal Cord Infarction

Aug 25, 2019 by in NEUROLOGICAL IMAGING Comments Off on Spinal Cord Infarction

Clinical Presentation The patient is a 70-year-old man who had open surgical repair of an abdominal aortic aneurysm with bilateral aortoiliac bypass graft, bypass of the right renal, and surgical…

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Spinal Cord Metastasis

Aug 25, 2019 by in NEUROLOGICAL IMAGING Comments Off on Spinal Cord Metastasis

Clinical Presentation The patient is a 71-year-old man with small cell lung cancer and known brain metastases who presents with new onset of right-sided weakness and sensory disturbances. His symptoms…

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Spinal Stenosis: Cervical

Aug 25, 2019 by in NEUROLOGICAL IMAGING Comments Off on Spinal Stenosis: Cervical

Clinical Presentation The patient is a 60-year-old woman complaining of headache, imbalance, lightheadedness, and left-leg numbness. She also complains of increasing numbness in her hands with some hand discoordination. She…

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