Case Reports in Radiology / 2015 / Article / Fig 1

Case Report

Severe Headache with Eye Involvement from Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus, Trigeminal Tract, and Brainstem Nuclei

Figure 1

(a) Coronal and axial MRI sections of the brainstem to spinal cord showed small hypersignal-T2 in the right dorsolateral mid-pons (a1) and from the right dorsolateral aspect of the pontomedullary region (a2) to the right dorsolateral aspect of the upper cervical cord (a3-a4), along the course of the principle sensory nucleus and spinal nucleus of the right trigeminal nerve. Sagittal (b1), coronal (b2), and axial (b3-b4) spinal MRI showed enhancement of the nerve roots along the spinal cord.