Teenager with neck pain and nausea

MRI of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis / ADEM
Axial FLAIR MRI of the brain (upper and lower left) show multiple high signal intensity lesions primarily in the white matter as well as in the medulla that enhance on T1 MRI with contrast (upper right). Sagittal T2 MRI without contrast of the cervical spine (below right) shows high signal intensity expansile lesions in the spinal cord from C2 to C7 as well as from T2 to T3.

The diagnosis was acute disseminated encephalomyelitis.