Acquired hepatocerebral degeneration

Case contributed by Dr Jignesh Modi

Presentation

Complaint of mild cognitive deficits. Patient has cirrhosis secondary to hepatitis B.

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Male

MR images reveal bilateral T1 hyperintensities in basal ganglia and subthalamic nuclei. Also noted a bilateral globus pallidus calcification with blooming in gradient echo images.

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