Sagittal and Axial T2 images (left and right respectively), and Sagittal T1 image (center)
show an intraspinal epidural process compressing the cord.
Sagittal and Axial T1 Gadolinium enhanced images show a thick rim enhancement
of the margins of the epidural process, which is of fluid signal intensity centrally.
There is paraspinous enhancement consistent with inflammation.
Key words: mri infection inflammation