Wallerian degeneration

Case contributed by Dr Heba Abdelmonem


Follow up MRI in patient with recent headaches and history of stroke.

Patient Data

Gender: Male

Right temporoparietal old infarction and surrounding gliosis with on top ex vacuo dilatation of the right lateral ventricle. Abnormal volume loss of the right cerebral peduncle as well as high T2 signal.

Case Discussion

Male patient describes recent onset of headaches. The patient gave history of stroke. MRI revealed Walleriann degeneration of the right cerebral peduncle, no other findings to explain the patient's headaches.

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Case information

rID: 48051
Published: 17th Sep 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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