“Dawson’s Fingers” on MRI Brain in Small Vessel Ischemia


Dawson’s fingers refer to the periventricular white matter lesions, which extend perpendicular to the lateral ventricles and/or callosal junction. These represent perivenular inflammation, and are hallmarks of multiple sclerosis (MS), a demyelinating disorder of brain, optic nerves and spinal cord. Dawson’s fingers, however, can be seen in conditions other than MS too. The commonest conditionContinue reading ““Dawson’s Fingers” on MRI Brain in Small Vessel Ischemia”