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By Pedram Parva, MD
A 39-year-old woman presented with left third nerve palsy. Axial and coronal T1-weighted images after contrast injection showed an intensely enhancing lesion in the left cavernous sinus encasing the intracavernous portion of the left internal carotid artery (compared with the right normal side). This lesion causes cerebellar tentorial thickening (Figures A and B). Continue reading»
Progressive Myelopathy
Source: AJR 2006; 186:S227-S229

A 55-year-old woman with 3-year history of progressive lower extremity numbness and weakness. Coronal MR angiogram, obtained using gadolinium bolus technique (4-sec delay), of lower thoracic spine shows enlarged, tortuous draining veins (arrowheads) along surface of spinal cord.

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