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Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy

Case contributed by Ammar Haouimi
Diagnosis almost certain


History of severe birth asphyxia.

Patient Data

Age: 9 months
Gender: Male

The MRI sequences demonstrate bilateral high signal on FLAIR and T2 of the posterior putamina and the corticospinal tract from the perirolandic cortex to the posterior limb of the internal capsules.

Case Discussion

MRI features of chronic stage of neonatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy

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