How is radiation myelitis differentiated from multiple sclerosis?

Updated: Aug 07, 2018
  • Author: Djamil Fertikh, MD; Chief Editor: James G Smirniotopoulos, MD  more...
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Generally, doses higher than 4000 cGy are required to cause this condition. The latency period is 1-3 years. Chemotherapy may be synergistic. Images may show some peripheral enhancement.


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