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Cerebral cortical restricted diffusion

Dr Yahya Baba et al.

Cerebral cortical restricted diffusion or gyriform restricted diffusion refers to curvilinear hyperintense signal involving the cerebral cortex on DWI images with a corresponding low signal on ADC images.

Causes include:

Article information

rID: 86418
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Restricted diffusion - Cortex
  • Gyriform restricted diffusion

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: cortical venous thombosis
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  • Case 2: rabies encephalitis
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  • Case 3: Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
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  • Case 4 : postictal changes
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  • Case 5: hepatic encephalopathy
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  • Case 6: hypoglycemic encephalopathy
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  • Case 7: hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy
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