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Case 14363

A Case of Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension and Optic Disc Drusen

Author(s)
Ainkaran Santhirasekaram, MBBS, Department of Radiology, Russell Hall Hospital, Dudley, DY1 2HQ, Akhmid Aziz, MBBS, FRCR, Department of Radiology, Russell Hall Hospital, Dudley, DY1 2HQ

Russell Hall Hospital; Pensnett Road DY12HQ Dudley; Email:ainkaran.santhi@gmail.com
 
Patient
female, 21 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Non-contrast CT Head demonstrating Optic Disc Drusen
     

    Axial Non-Contrast CT head showing bilateral hyperdense foci on the optic nerve heads in keeping with calcification (arrows).

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology brain; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: History; Special Focus: Calcifications / Calculi;

    Coronal Non-Contrast CT head showing bilateral hyperdense foci on the optic nerve heads in keeping with calcification (arrows).

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology brain; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: History; Special Focus: Calcifications / Calculi;

    Sagittal Non-Contrast CT head showing bilateral hyperdense foci on the optic nerve heads in keeping with calcification in the left optic nerve (arrows).

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology brain; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: History; Special Focus: Calcifications / Calculi;

    Sagittal Non-Contrast CT head showing bilateral hyperdense foci on the optic nerve heads in keeping with calcification in the right optic nerve (arrows).

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology brain; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: History; Special Focus: Calcifications / Calculi;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    MRI T2 weighted images of the head
     

    MRI T2 weighted axial section of the head showing no radiological signs of optic disc drusen or idiopathic intracranial hypertension.

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology brain; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Calcifications / Calculi;

    MRI T2 weighted coronal section of the head showing no radiological signs of optic disc drusen or idiopathic intracranial hypertension.

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology brain; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Calcifications / Calculi;
     
     
Axial Non-Contrast CT head showing bilateral hyperdense foci on the optic nerve heads in keeping with calcification (arrows).
 
Coronal Non-Contrast CT head showing bilateral hyperdense foci on the optic nerve heads in keeping with calcification (arrows).
 
Sagittal Non-Contrast CT head showing bilateral hyperdense foci on the optic nerve heads in keeping with calcification in the left optic nerve (arrows).
 
Sagittal Non-Contrast CT head showing bilateral hyperdense foci on the optic nerve heads in keeping with calcification in the right optic nerve (arrows).
 
MRI T2 weighted axial section of the head showing no radiological signs of optic disc drusen or idiopathic intracranial hypertension.
 
MRI T2 weighted coronal section of the head showing no radiological signs of optic disc drusen or idiopathic intracranial hypertension.
 
 
 
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