Wilson disease

Case contributed by Elshan Abdullayev
Diagnosis almost certain


Headaches and speaking problems.

Patient Data

Age: 17 years
Gender: Male

On MRI images seen T2, FLAIR hyperintensity in medulla oblangata, pons, both thalami and putamen, and the caudate nuclei. 

Additionally an cavum septum pellucidum and cavum vergae.

Case Discussion

Most likely diagnosis is Wilson disease (proven by biochemical tests).

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