EURORAD ESR

Case 3181

Unusual appearance due to very prominent Virchow-Robin (VR) spaces

Author(s)
Chakraborty S, Das K, Bowden AN
 
Patient
female, 56 year(s)
 
 
  • Published 23.09.2005
  • DOI 10.1594/EURORAD/CASE.3181
  • Section Neuroradiology
  • Case Type Clinical Cases
  • Difficulty Resident
  • Views 5378
  • Language(s)
  • Figure 1
    MR imaging
     

    A sagittal T1-W image showing multiple linear low intensity (similar to CSF) lesions in a radiating pattern following the penetrating arterial branches.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: MR imaging;

    A coronal T1-W image showing multiple linear low intensity (similar to CSF) lesions in a radiating pattern following the penetrating arterial branches.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: MR imaging;

    An axial T1-W image showing multiple round low intensity (similar to CSF) lesions.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: MR imaging;

    An axial T2-W image showing multiple high intensity (similar to CSF) lesions mainly on the right hemisphere but also a few were noted on the left.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: MR imaging;

    An axial FLAIR image showing multiple low intensity (similar to CSF) lesions mainly on the right hemisphere.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: MR imaging;

    An axial T1-W post-gadolinium image showing no enhancement.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: MR imaging;
     
     
A sagittal T1-W image showing multiple linear low intensity (similar to CSF) lesions in a radiating pattern following the penetrating arterial branches.
 
A coronal T1-W image showing multiple linear low intensity (similar to CSF) lesions in a radiating pattern following the penetrating arterial branches.
 
An axial T1-W image showing multiple round low intensity (similar to CSF) lesions.
 
An axial T2-W image showing multiple high intensity (similar to CSF) lesions mainly on the right hemisphere but also a few were noted on the left.
 
An axial FLAIR image showing multiple low intensity (similar to CSF) lesions mainly on the right hemisphere.
 
An axial T1-W post-gadolinium image showing no enhancement.
 
 
 
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