A 5-year-old boy developed low back pain after bridge gymnastics. In a few hours, he showed disturbance of gait and urinary retention. Thoracic-lumbar MRI showed the high intensity area in the longitudinal direction from Th9 level spinal cord to the conus medullaris in T2-weighted images. He was recovered with steroid pulse treatment. Because onset of the injury was similar to Surfer's myelopathy, we speculated pathogenesis of this injury in the report.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Japanese Journal of Clinical Radiology|
|Publication status||Published - 01-01-2015|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging