, Volume 36, Issue 5, pp 408–409 | Cite as

MRI in subacute combined degeneration

  • S. Murata
  • H. Naritomi
  • T. Sawada
Diagnostic Neuroradiology


We describe a patient with clear lesions in the spinal cord on MRI due to subacute combined degeneration. T2-weighted images clearly showed abnormal high signals in the posterior columns, which disappeared on recovery from the disease.

Key words

Subacute combined degeneration MRI Demyelination 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Murata
    • 1
  • H. Naritomi
    • 1
  • T. Sawada
    • 1
  1. 1.Cerebrovascular Division, Department of MedicineNational Cardiovascular CenterSuita OsakaJapan

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