Binswanger disease

Case contributed by Dr Abhinav Ranwaka

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Dementia

Patient Data

Age: 75 years
Gender: Female
MRI

Binswanger disease

There are marked confluent symmetrical T2 hyperintensities in bilateral periventricular and bilateral centrum semiovale with sparing of subcortical U fibres, representing chronic ischaemic changes. Some small foci of blooming are noted on gradient sequence.

A small old haematoma is noted in the left thalamus.

Chronic lacunar infarcts are noted in the bilateral gangliocapsular regions.

Generalised age-related corticocerebral atrophy is seen.

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Case information

rID: 42413
Published: 23rd Apr 2016
Last edited: 17th Jul 2018
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