Chronic hypertensive encephalopathy

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male

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
Published: 15th Sep 2008
Last edited: 10th Oct 2020
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