Progressive supranuclear palsy

Case contributed by Dr Maxime St-Amant

Presentation

Gradual onset of memory loss.

Patient Data

Age: 75 years
Gender: Male

Sagittal CT-scan reconstruction shows slight atrophy of the midbrain. This is known as the hummingbird sign or penguin sign. The patient had a clinical history compatible with progressive supranuclear palsy.

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