Multi-infarct dementia

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


80 year old male with memory problems

Patient Data

Age: 80
Gender: Male

Patchy periventricular hypodensity seen bilaterally. 


MRI demonstrates multiple T2 white matter hyperintensities seen on both T2 and FLAIR images. 

Case Discussion

These features are non-specific but common and represent chronic small vessel ischaemic change. 

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Case information

rID: 10675
Published: 5th Sep 2010
Last edited: 18th Nov 2015
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