Balò's concentric sclerosis: MRI

C. J. Chen, L. S. Ro, L. J. Wang, Y. C. Wong

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Abstract

We report a case of Balò's concentric sclerosis. In the past, the diagnosis was usually made post mortem. In this case, we found that CT demonstrated only low-density lesions, but not their concentric pattern. However, MRI showed a striking feature, reminiscent of histopathology of Balò's concentric sclerosis, and played an important role in antemortem diagnosis of this rare demyelinating disease.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)322-324
Number of pages3
JournalNeuroradiology
Volume38
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - May 1996
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Brain
  • Computed tomography
  • Demyelinating disease
  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Sclerosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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    Chen, C. J., Ro, L. S., Wang, L. J., & Wong, Y. C. (1996). Balò's concentric sclerosis: MRI. Neuroradiology, 38(4), 322-324.