Basal ganglia T1 hyperintensity

There are many causes of basal ganglia T1 hyperintensity, but the majority relate to deposition of T1-intense elements within the basal ganglia such as:

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rID: 968
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Increased T1 signal in basal ganglia
  • Basal ganglia T1 hyperintensities
  • T1 bright basal ganglia
  • T1 hyperintense basal ganglia

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