Eye of the tiger sign

Case contributed by Dr Huda B. Gharbia

Presentation

History of recurrent abortions, presented with dysarthria, dyskinesia and decreased cognition.

Patient Data

Age: 43 years
Gender: Female
MRI

Bilateral symmetrical anteromedial globus pallidus hyperintensity in both T2W and FLAIR sequences, surrounded by a thin hypointense rim, not restricted diffusion in DW/ADC giving eye of the tiger sign.

Also noted widening subarachnoid spaces in both frontal lobes.

Case Discussion

Bilateral symmetrical anteromedial globus pallidus hyperintensity encircled by hypointensity, giving eye of the tiger sign, suggestive of neurodegenerative disease.

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Case information

rID: 64988
Published: 17th Dec 2018
Last edited: 20th Dec 2018
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