Figure 614

(A) Sagittal and (B) axial T2WI of the thoracic spine showing multisegmentary epi-duritis behind the spinal cord with Note the increased cord signal indicating edema and myelopathy.

the literature, however, that steroids have a positive influence on the outcome. In most patients the outcome remains unpredictable. Some patients improve, whereas others, especially those with early, severe involvement, remain permanently disabled.


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