Tuberous sclerosis

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard


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Patient Data

Age: 16 years
Gender: Male

CT brain

Single image from a digitized film demonstrates a faint focus of calcification on the ependyma of the left lateral ventricle, near the frontal horn. 


MRI brain

MRI demonstrates multiple areas of high FLAIR signal in the subcortical white matter, as well as a number of subtle subependymal nodules. 

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates characteristic features of tuberous sclerosis. 

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Case information

rID: 14395
Published: 21st Jul 2011
Last edited: 28th Dec 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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