Eye of the tiger sign (globus pallidus)

The eye of the tiger sign refers to abnormal low T2 signal on MRI (due to abnormal accumulation of iron) in the globus pallidus with a longitudinal stripe of high signal (due to gliosis and spongiosis) that can be seen in:


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rID: 1311
Section: Signs
Tags: stub, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Globus pallidus T2 hypointensity
  • eye of the tiger
  • eye of the tiger sign
  • eye of tiger sign

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