Date : 00.00.00
Name of the Patient : Abc Xyzrajilmn / M / 36 yrs.
Referred by : Dr. Abc XyzV. Shah.
Examination : M.R.I. of the Dorsal Spine.
CLINICAL PROFILE :
H/O laminectomy from D2-D4 with excision of an ependymoma on 00.00.00.
C/O numbness in BLE with difficulty in walking since then.
M.R.I. of the dorsal spine was performed after administration of contrast using the following parameters :
5 mm thick T1 Weighted sagittal images.
6 mm thick T1 Weighted axial images.
5 mm thick T1 Weighted coronal images.
After administration of contrast there is uniform enhancement of the intramedullary lesion, peripherally extending over the D2 and D3 vertebral levels. Central non-enhancing region may represent tumor related cyst/necrosis.
Enhancement is also noted in the posterior soft tissues in the dorsal region, at the site of previous surgery.
Enhancing intramedullary lesion extending over the D2 and D3 vertebral levels may represent residual/recurrent ependymoma. The patient is status post-operative.