Neuroradiology 2002 Jan;44(1):97-9
Metafratzi Z, Argyropoulou MI, Tzoufi M, Papadopoulou Z, Efremidis SC.
Department of Radiology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Greece.
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.