Cerebral cortical T2 hyperintensity

Last revised by Dr Yahya Baba on 03 Oct 2021

Cerebral cortical T2 hyperintensity or gyriform T2 hyperintensity refers to curvilinear hyperintense signal involving the cerebral cortex on T2 weighted and FLAIR imaging.

The causes include:

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: focal cortical dysplasia
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  • Case 2: Cortical venous thombosis
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  • Case 3: Status epilepticus
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  • Case 4: rabies encephalitis
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  • Case 5: herpes simplex encephalitis
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