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Case 13761

Ocular toxoplasmosis in HIV patients — MRI findings

Author(s)
A Solomou, A Lekkou, M Patsoura, C Karavoulias

University Hospital Patras,
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Department;
Rion 26504 Rion, Greece;
Email:solomou@med.upatras.gr
 
Patient
male, 42 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Axial T2 TSE 3D and T1 VIBE
     

    Swelling of the left optic nerve with impingement on the sclera, retina and choroid.

     
    Area of Interest: Eyes; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Infection;

    Swelling of the left optic nerve with impingement on the sclera, retina and choroid.

     
    Area of Interest: Eyes; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Infection;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Axial and coronal T1 VIBE FAT SAT post gadolinium
     

    Enlargement of the left optic nerve with a maximum sagittal diameter of 7 mm.

     
    Area of Interest: Eyes; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Infection;

    Contrast-enhancement of the nerve sheath on coronal planes.

     
    Area of Interest: Eyes; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Infection;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Coronal T1 TSE post gadolinium

    Enhancement and enlargement of the left optic nerve.

     
    Area of Interest: Eyes; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Infection;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Axial TI VIBE FAT SAT post gadolinium

    Imaging improvement without swelling and contrast enhancement of the left optic nerve and an almost normal diameter.

     
    Area of Interest: Eyes; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Infection;
     
     
  • Figure 5
    Coronal T1 VIBE FAT SAT post gadolinium

    Absence of swelling and contrast enhancement of the left optic nerve with an almost normal diameter.

     
    Area of Interest: Eyes; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Infection;
     
     
Swelling of the left optic nerve with impingement on the sclera, retina and choroid.
 
Swelling of the left optic nerve with impingement on the sclera, retina and choroid.
 
Enlargement of the left optic nerve with a maximum sagittal diameter of 7 mm.
 
Contrast-enhancement of the nerve sheath on coronal planes.
 
Enhancement and enlargement of the left optic nerve.
 
Imaging improvement without swelling and contrast enhancement of the left optic nerve and an almost normal diameter.
 
Absence of swelling and contrast enhancement of the left optic nerve with an almost normal diameter.
 
 
 
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