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Relapsing tumefactive multiple sclerosis (serial brain MRI) (2)

Brain MRI at the age of 18 years, 6 years after initial attack. (B1) T2-weighted axial MRI showing a new large frontal lesion associated with edema and surrounding hypointense rim. (B2) T1-weighted axial MRI with gadolinium at same level as B1 showing ring enhancement. (B3 and B4) T1- and T2-weighted axial MRI images showing near complete resolution of the lesion. (Contributed by Dr. Claudia Lucchinetti.)

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