Chronic hypertensive encephalopathy

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male

MRI brain

Modality: MRI

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

Modality: CT

CT demonstrates no evidence of calcification. 

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Case Information

rID: 4564
Case created: 15th Sep 2008
Last edited: 25th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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