Retained gadolinium in the brain
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Di Muzio B, Retained gadolinium in the brain. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 09 Jun 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-40640
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28 Oct 2015
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Long-term follow-up for low-grade glioma. Frequent MRI scans for 8 years.
Age: 30 years
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Note the hyperintense T1 signal in bilateral dentate nuclei.
Recent studies have linked an abnormal T1 shortening in the globus pallidus and the dentate nuclei in patients who had undergone repeated prior administration of gadolinium. However, it is still unclear if there is any clinical significance of this finding 1.
- 1. Kanal E & Tweedle M. Residual or Retained Gadolinium: Practical Implications for Radiologists and Our Patients. Radiology. 2015;275(3):630-4. doi:10.1148/radiol.2015150805 - Pubmed