Pulvinar sign (CNS)

Last revised by Dr Yahya Baba on 15 Oct 2021

The pulvinar sign refers to bilateral FLAIR hyperintensities involving the pulvinar thalamic nuclei. It is classically described in variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. It is also described in other neurological conditions:

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Cases and figures

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  • Case 2: in status epilepticus
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