Paraganglioma of the cauda equina with associated intramedullary cyst: MR findings

Scott H. Faro, Alan R. Turtz, Robert A. Koenigsberg, Feroze B. Mohamed, Cheng Yu Chen, Herman Stein

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The MR imaging features of a paraganglioma of the cauda equina with associated spinal cord cysts are presented. MR imaging showed the tumor to be isointense with the spinal cord on all pulse sequences and to enhance homogeneously. The intramedullary cysts had increased signal intensity on proton density- and T2-weighted images, and involved the cervical and thoracic regions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1588-1590
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Sept 1997
Externally publishedYes


  • Cauda equina
  • Paraganglioma
  • Spinal cord, neoplasms

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


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