Normal brain MRI

Case contributed by Bruno Di Muzio
Diagnosis not applicable


Young patient with psychotic presentation - organic cause?

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male

MRI Brain


Technique: Multiplanar and multisequence imaging has been obtained through the brain including T1 and isotropic acquisition.

Findings: Appearance and intensity of brain parenchyma are normal. Ventricular system and cisternal spaces appear normal. No evidence of intracranial space occupying lesion or obvious vascular anomaly is detected. The visualized orbits, paranasal sinuses and calvarium appear unremarkable.

Conclusion: Normal exam. 


Case Discussion

This case illustrates a normal Brain MRI in an 18-year-old boy. Please, refer to the article on normal brain imaging examples for more cases like this.  Note that absence of the occipital horns is a normal variant.

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