, Volume 38, Issue 2, pp 161–162 | Cite as

MRI of spinal cord and vertebral body infarction in the anterior spinal artery syndrome

  • M. C. Haddad
  • M. Y. Aabed Al-Thagafi
  • H. Djurberg
Diagnostic Neuroradiology


We describe the temporal sequence of signal changes in the spinal cord and vertebral column following vascular damage caused by ethanol injected during surgery.

Key words

Ischaemia Spine Magnetic resonance imaging 


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© Springer-Verlag 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. C. Haddad
    • 1
  • M. Y. Aabed Al-Thagafi
    • 2
  • H. Djurberg
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyFaculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut-Medical CentreBeirutLebanon
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyRiyadh Armed Forces HospitalRiyadhSaudi Arabia
  3. 3.Department of AnaesthesiaRiyadh Armed Forces HospitalRiyadhSaudi Arabia

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