Chronic hypertensive encephalopathy

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male
MRI

MRI brain

Multiple punctate regions of  signal drop out and blooming best seen on gradient echo imaging, predominately of the basal ganglia and cerebellum. 

CT demonstrates no evidence of calcification. 

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Case information

rID: 4564
Case created: 15th Sep 2008
Last edited: 25th Oct 2015
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