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Neurolymphomatosis - Case 2

A 52 year-old man with a history of lymphoma presented with progressive weakness and numbness in the legs along with bladder and bowel incontinence and perineal numbness.

Show the Gadolinium Enhancement of the Cauda Equina

(Left) Axial T1-weighted MRI scan; Axial T1-weighted MRI with gadolinium.  These images at the the L1 level. Note that the conus and surrounding nerve roots enhance with gadolinium. Subsequent CSF analysis was positive for lymphoma cells.

Last Update:  11/9/05
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