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Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou

Presentation

Delalyed motor and mental milestones.

Patient Data

Age: 6 months old
Gender: Male
MRI

The child delivered full term after obstructed labor

Bilateral parasagittal linear bands of high signal in T2 and FLAIR involving the grey matter of pre/post central gyri and adjacent white matter denoting gliosis

Case Discussion

The study demostrates gliotic changes affecting the grey and white matter of pre and post central area which is likely related to perinatal ischemic insult. The DWI (not here) shows no restricted diffusion indicating that these lesion are chronic.

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Case information

rID: 22666
Published: 14th Apr 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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