MR imaging of spinal cord in Devic disease

J Comput Assist Tomogr. May-Jun 1987;11(3):516-7. doi: 10.1097/00004728-198705000-00027.


A 20-year-old man with typical features of Devic disease was studied with magnetic resonance (MR) demonstrating sequential changes of the spinal cord from swelling to atrophy. A good correlation between neurological findings and MR imaging was documented.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Demyelinating Diseases / pathology*
  • Humans
  • Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy*
  • Male
  • Neuromyelitis Optica / pathology*
  • Spinal Cord / pathology*
  • Syndrome