EURORAD ESR

Case 3057

Osmotic myelinolysis

Author(s)
Kam Anthony
 
Patient
female, 61 year(s)
 
 
  • Published 29.08.2005
  • DOI 10.1594/EURORAD/CASE.3057
  • Section Neuroradiology
  • Case Type Clinical Cases
  • Difficulty Resident
  • Views 2040
  • Language(s)
  • Figure 1
    Axial MR images taken through the heads of the caudate
     

    A T2 image showing an increase in signal intensity involving the heads of the caudate bilaterally.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Axial MR images through heads of caudate;

    A corresponding FLAIR image through the heads of the caudate.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Axial MR images through heads of caudate;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Images taken through the hippocampi

    A FLAIR image showing the involvment of the medial temporal lobes.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Images through the hippocampi;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Axial images at the level of the thalamus and the lentiform nuclei
     

    A T2 image showing a symmetrical increasd signal of the lentiform nuclei and thalami.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Axial images at the level of the thalamui and lentiform nuclei;

    The corresponding FLAIR images.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Axial images at the level of the thalamui and lentiform nuclei;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Images taken through the brainstem
     

    A T2 image showing the symmetrical involvement of the pons.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Images through the brainstem;

    A T1 image of the pons showing a subtle decreased signal intensity.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Images through the brainstem;

    A FLAIR image showing a central pontine increased signal with sparing of the peripheral rim.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Images through the brainstem;
     
     
A T2 image showing an increase in signal intensity involving the heads of the caudate bilaterally.
 
A corresponding FLAIR image through the heads of the caudate.
 
A FLAIR image showing the involvment of the medial temporal lobes.
 
A T2 image showing a symmetrical increasd signal of the lentiform nuclei and thalami.
 
The corresponding FLAIR images.
 
A T2 image showing the symmetrical involvement of the pons.
 
A T1 image of the pons showing a subtle decreased signal intensity.
 
A FLAIR image showing a central pontine increased signal with sparing of the peripheral rim.
 
 
 
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