May 2017

A 15 Year Old Female with Progressive Quadriparesis

History 
A 15 y/o female presents with a serveral month history of progressive quadriparesis and spasticity. Past medical history is unremarkable.
 
Examination
Imaging including MRI and CT scan were obtained.
 

T2 Axial and Sagittal

T1 Post-contrast Axial and Sagittal - Note: image distorted from patient's braces

Figure 3

Questions

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