Tuberous sclerosis

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Patient Data

Age: 16 years
Gender: Male

CT brain

Modality: CT

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

Modality: MRI

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
Case created: 21st Jul 2011
Last edited: 13th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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