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Lentiform fork sign (basal ganglia)

The lentiform fork sign has been described on MRI and is seen as bilateral symmetrical hyperintensities in the basal ganglia surrounded by a 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
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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: uremic encephalopathy
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