NF1 white matter lesions

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Modality: MRI

Two selected T2 images demonstrate brainstem and basal ganglia T2 hyperintensities.

Case Discussion

This patient is known to have NF1, and demonstrates characteristic brainstem and basal ganglia T2 hyperintensities. When prominant in the brainstem then a brainstem glioma needs to be considered.

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Case Information

rID: 5675
Case created: 11th Mar 2009
Last edited: 10th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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