was seen in two patients who presented very late after clinical onset.
Kian was born with cervical myelomalacia
, which is a condition of having a thin spinal cord.
MRI done in all patients to evaluate the extent of vertebral body involvement, presence of epidural collection, cord compression, myelomalacia
, paravertebral collection and presence of skip lesions.
20,21) Within the parenchyma of the cord syringomyelia and myelomalacia
may develop as a result of vacuolization, atrophy, and central necrosis.
has commonly been used as a reference standard, this is a highly specific finding only addressing one possible MRI abnormality.