Mineralizing vasculopathy

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


Preterm screening for intraventricular hemorrhage.

Patient Data

Age: Infant
Gender: Male

Trans-cranial US of preterm baby demonstrates hyperechogenic streaks in the thalami and basal ganglia, consistent with mineralizing vasculopathy.

Case Discussion

A preterm baby boy screened for intraventricular hemorrhage by trans-cranial ultrasound, which demonstrates a mineralizing vasculopathy of the thalamostriatal and lenticulostriatal arteries, bilaterally.

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Case information

rID: 9416
Case created: 15th Apr 2010
Last edited: 24th Dec 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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