Conventional MRI and magnetization transfer imaging of tumor like multiple sclerosis in a child

Department of Radiology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Greece.
Neuroradiology (Impact Factor: 2.49). 02/2002; 44(1):97-9. DOI: 10.1007/s002340100704
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Tumefactive multiple sclerosis is a rare entity in children. Differential diagnosis includes other mass lesions such as neoplasm and abscess. A case of tumefactive multiple sclerosis in a child is presented. The open-ring pattern of enhancement on conventional MRI and magnetisation transfer imaging was important for the initial diagnosis and the evaluation of the course of the disease.

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