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Tumefactive multiple sclerosis (MRI enhancement patterns)

(A) homogenous, (B) heterogenous, (C) patchy and diffuse, (D) cotton-ball, (E) nodular, (F) punctate, (G) open ring, (H) multiple closed rings, (I) multiple T2 hypointense rims co-localize with ring enhancement (arrows; T2-weighted MRI). (A-H) T1-weighted MRI + Gd. (Reproduced with permission from Brain 2008;131:1759-75.)

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