Progressive supranuclear palsy

Case contributed by Dr Maxime St-Amant


Gradual onset of memory loss. r/o mass.

Patient Data

Age: 75
Gender: Male

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

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rID: 18708
Published: 19th Jul 2012
Last edited: 15th Apr 2017
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