Paraganglioma of the cauda equina with associated intramedullary cyst: MR findings

Scott H. Faro, Alan R. Turtz, Robert A. Koenigsberg, Feroze B. Mohamed, Cheng Yu Chen, Herman Stein

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Abstract

The MR imaging features of a paraganglioma of the cauda equina with associated spinal cord cysts are presented. MR imaging showed the tumor to be isointense with the spinal cord on all pulse sequences and to enhance homogeneously. The intramedullary cysts had increased signal intensity on proton density- and T2-weighted images, and involved the cervical and thoracic regions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1588-1590
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology
Volume18
Issue number8
StatePublished - Sep 1 1997

Keywords

  • Cauda equina
  • Paraganglioma
  • Spinal cord, neoplasms

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology

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    Faro, S. H., Turtz, A. R., Koenigsberg, R. A., Mohamed, F. B., Chen, C. Y., & Stein, H. (1997). Paraganglioma of the cauda equina with associated intramedullary cyst: MR findings. American Journal of Neuroradiology, 18(8), 1588-1590.