Items tagged “basal ganglia”

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Basal ganglia calcification

Basal ganglia calcification is common and is seen in approximately 1% of all CT scans of the brain, depending on the demographics of the scanned population. It is seen more frequently in older patients and is considered a normal incidental and idiopathic finding in an elderly patient but should ...
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Globus pallidus

The globus pallidus (plural: globus pallidi) is a paired structure and one of the nuclei that make up the basal ganglia. It is a subcortical structure at the base of the forebrain and in anatomical relation to the caudate nucleus and putamen. It forms the lentiform nucleus with the putamen. Eac...
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Reversible basal ganglia T1 hyperintensity

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Andrew Lawson
Published 31 Oct 2013
83% complete
MRI
Case

Fahr disease

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Bita Abbasi
Published 11 Mar 2015
81% complete
CTMRI
Case

Uraemic encephalopathy

1. Bilateral FLAI...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Coenraad Hattingh
Published 24 Jun 2015
95% complete
MRI
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Uraemic encephalopathy

Uraemic encephalopathy (UE) is an acquired toxic syndrome characterised by delirium in patients with untreated or inadequately treated end-stage renal disease. UE is often associated with lethargy and confusion in the acute phase, which can progress to seizures, coma, or both in the chronic phas...
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Charcot-Bouchard aneurysm

Charcot-Bouchard aneurysms are minute aneurysms which develop as a result of chronic hypertension and appear most commonly in the basal ganglia and other areas such as the thalamus, pons and cerebellum, where there are small penetrating vessels (diameter <300 micrometres) 1-3. They should not b...
Case

Fahr disease

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Mostafa Mahmoud El Feky
Published 18 Mar 2017
68% complete
CT

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