From the case: Uremic encephalopathy

Axial T2
Modality: MRI (T2)

- “ Untreated acute and chronic renal failure can cause accumulation of urea, uric acid and other metabolites in the blood which may affect the brain....”

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  • Uremic encephalopathy - “ Uremic encephalopathy (UE) is an acquired toxic syndrome characterized by delirium in patients with untreated or inadequately treated end-stage re...”
  • Lentiform fork sign (basal ganglia) - “ The lentiform fork sign has been described on MRI and is seen as bilateral symmetrical hyperintensities in the basal ganglia surrounded by a hyper...”

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