Cortical laminar necrosis

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MRI images show T1 curvilinear cortical hyperintensities. 

Case Discussion

These findings correspond to cortical laminar necrosis, which is characterised by the cortex cell death, mainly on the third layer, in situations of reduced energy supply to the brain.

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rID: 11565
Published: 20th Oct 2010
Last edited: 18th May 2017
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