MRI findings in posttraumatic spinal cord Wallerian degeneration

Maria Pilar Valencia, Mauricio Castillo

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We present MRI findings in a patient who presented with a remote cervical cord injury and with onset of new symptoms. Imaging showed findings compatible with Wallerian degeneration (WD) above and below the level of the original injury. We review the pathogenesis of spinal cord WD and its implications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)431-433
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Imaging
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 2006


  • Cervical cord injury
  • MRI
  • Wallerian degeneration

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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