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Case 1475

Paraneoplastic Cerebellar Atrophy

Author(s)
J.H. Heijs, F. Barkof
 
Patient
female, 40 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Initial MRI of the brain

    midsagittal T1-weighted image shows normal infra-and supratentorial structures.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Initial MRI of the brain;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    MRI of the brain

    (six months later), shows on sagittal T1-weighted enlargement of the superior cerebellar and ponto-cerebellar cistern. Large fourth ventricle and slight enlargement of the sulci at the cerebellar convexity, indicating...

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: MRI of the brain;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    MRI of the brain

    (nine months later), sagittal T1-weighted, pronounced atrophy of the cerebellum in a normal sized posterior fossa filled with material of CSF intensity is seen. The supratentorial structures appear normal.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: MRI of the brain;
     
     
midsagittal T1-weighted image shows normal infra-and supratentorial structures.
 
(six months later), shows on sagittal T1-weighted enlargement of the superior cerebellar and ponto-cerebellar cistern. Large fourth ventricle and slight enlargement of the sulci at the cerebellar convexity, indicating atrophy of the cerebellum are seen. The supratentorial structures are normal.
 
(nine months later), sagittal T1-weighted, pronounced atrophy of the cerebellum in a normal sized posterior fossa filled with material of CSF intensity is seen. The supratentorial structures appear normal.
 
 
 
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