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Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease-MRI

This is a patient who presented to our OPD with findings of progressive dementia and vision loss. MRI showed cortical hyperintensity on DWI.  EEG findings were also characteristic. Cerebral imaging is a vital part of the exclusion of other diagnosis & normal brain imaging, in the face of a rapidly progressive devasting encephalopathy, may lead to a consideration of CJD. MRI may show diffuse areas of increased cortical signal bilaterally on T2W and FLAIR images. The DWI demonstrates more accurately the hyperintense lesions.

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Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease-MRI Reviewed by Sumer Sethi on Monday, April 05, 2010 Rating: 5

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