Multisystem atrophy (MSA)

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Progressive ataxia gait dysfunction, dysarthria and dysphagia.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male
Modality: MRI

High signal is seen on T2/FLAIR crossing left to right and AP in the pons, creating the hot-cross bun appearance. Signal drop out is also seen in the basal ganglia.

Case Discussion

This case illustrates features suggestive of multiple system atrophy. 

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Case Information

rID: 4856
Case created: 26th Oct 2008
Last edited: 29th Oct 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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