État criblé, also known as status cribrosum, is a term that describes the diffusely widened perivascular spaces (Virchow-Robin spaces) in the basal ganglia, especially in the corpus striatum on MRI. It is usually symmetrical, with the perivascular spaces showing CSF signal and without diffusion restriction.
History and etymology
It was first described by Charles Louis Maxime Durand-Fardel, a French physician, in 1842 3.
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