Lentiform fork sign

The lentiform fork sign has been described on MRI seen as bilateral symmetrical hyperintensities in the basal ganglia surrounded by a more/brightly hyperintense rim delineating the lentiform nucleus.

It has been postulated to result from metabolic acidosis due to any cause 1, e.g. end stage renal disease.

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rID: 33138
Section: Signs
Tags: refs, cases
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    1. Bilateral FLAI...
    Case 1: uraemic encephalopathy
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