|Dawson's Fingers appearing on an MRI scan|
"Dawson's Fingers" is a condition affecting the brain of Multiple Sclerosis patients. The condition is the result of inflammation around long axis of medular veins. This results in a finger-like appearance of the lesions extending mainly off the ventricles within the brain.
- Dawson, J.W.: The histology of disseminated sclerosis. Trans Roy Soc Edinb, 50: 517, 1916.