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A case of Susac syndrome with cervical spinal cord involvement on MRI.
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PMID:  24365248     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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We describe a typical case presentation of Susac syndrome with a novel MRI finding of cervical spinal cord involvement. A 25-year-old, 14-week gestation white woman presented with two episodes of encephalopathy, responsive to steroids, with abnormal brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) concerning for Susac syndrome. Further studies confirmed the clinical triad of encephalopathy, branch retinal artery occlusions and hearing loss pathognomonic for Susac syndrome. Cervical spine MRI demonstrated two focal areas of high-signal abnormality at C2 and C3. We provide a brief review of Susac syndrome, data regarding pregnancy in this rare syndrome, and discuss how this unique observation may assist in the medical management of such cases and contribute to the understanding of the underlying pathophysiology.
Authors:
Le H Hua; Stacy L Donlon; Darin T Okuda
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-12-3
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the neurological sciences     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1878-5883     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurol. Sci.     Publication Date:  2013 Dec 
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Created Date:  2013-12-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375403     Medline TA:  J Neurol Sci     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2013 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
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