EURORAD ESR

Case 9752

Idiopathic central diabetes insipidus

Author(s)
Aertsen M, Vanwyck R, Termote B, Cleeren P, Souverijns G

Virga Jesse Hospital, Radiology;
stadsomvaart 11 3500 Hasselt;
Email:souverijns.geert@telenet.be
 
Patient
male, 57 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    MR

    Sagittal T1-weighted image without gadolinium shows the thickened pituitary stalk and the spontaneous hyperintensity of the neurohypophysis.

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology brain; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Pathology;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    MR

    Sagittal T1-weighted image with gadolinium demonstrates the homogenous enhancement of the thickened pituitary stalk.

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology brain; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Pathology;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    MR

    Coronal T1-weighted image with gadolinium not only shows the enhanced and thickened pituitary stalk but also displays the microadenoma on the right side.

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology brain; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Pathology;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    MR

    Coronal T2-weighted image demonstrates the small hypointense microadenoma on the right side.

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology brain; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Pathology;
     
     
Sagittal T1-weighted image without gadolinium shows the thickened pituitary stalk and the spontaneous hyperintensity of the neurohypophysis.
 
Sagittal T1-weighted image with gadolinium demonstrates the homogenous enhancement of the thickened pituitary stalk.
 
Coronal T1-weighted image with gadolinium not only shows the enhanced and thickened pituitary stalk but also displays the microadenoma on the right side.
 
Coronal T2-weighted image demonstrates the small hypointense microadenoma on the right side.
 
 
 
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