Arc sign (CARASIL)
The arc sign has been described in late-stage CARASIL and is seen on axial T2 weighted images. It describes high signal extending from one middle cerebellar peduncle, across the pons, to the contralateral middle cerebellar peduncle 1.
- 1. Hiroaki Nozaki, Yumi Sekine, Toshio Fukutake, Yoshinori Nishimoto, Yutaka Shimoe, Akiko Shirata, Sohei Yanagawa, Mikio Hirayama, Masato Tamura, Masatoyo Nishizawa, Osamu Onodera. Characteristic features and progression of abnormalities on MRI for CARASIL. (2015) Neurology. 85 (5): 459. doi:10.1212/WNL.0000000000001803 - Pubmed