EURORAD ESR

Case 14484

MR Imaging of metronidazole-induced encephalopathy

Author(s)
Dr. Alhelali, Abeer Ahmed1, Dr. Elholiby, Tamer Ibrahim2

(1) MBBS, Arab board of radiology and medical imaging
(2) MBBS, Msc, FRCR, Specialist Radiology

Department of Radiology
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
AbuDhabi, UAE
Email:aalhelali@seha.ae
 
Patient
male, 38 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    MRI brain
     

    Symmetrical bilateral confluent bright T2 signal intensity seen at the dentate nucleus surrounding the fourth ventricle.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Acute;

    Symmetrical bilateral confluent bright signal intensity seen in FLAIR at the dentate nucleus surrounding the fourth ventricle.

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology brain; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Acute;

    No restricted diffusion noted.

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology brain; Imaging Technique: MR-Diffusion/Perfusion; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Acute;

    MRI T1WI with contrast, the symmetrical lesions in dentate nucleus shows no enhancement.

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology brain; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Acute;
     
     
Symmetrical bilateral confluent bright T2 signal intensity seen at the dentate nucleus surrounding the fourth ventricle.
 
Symmetrical bilateral confluent bright signal intensity seen in FLAIR at the dentate nucleus surrounding the fourth ventricle.
 
No restricted diffusion noted.
 
MRI T1WI with contrast, the symmetrical lesions in dentate nucleus shows no enhancement.
 
 
 
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