More MS news articles for April 2002

Conventional MRI and magnetisation transfer imaging of tumour-like multiple sclerosis in a child

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=11942508&dopt=Abstract

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.