METABOLIC-DISORDERS

“WILSON DISEASE”

“ This is an autosomal recessive disorder related to copper metabolism. Hepatic disease appears first, typically in late adolescence. MRI •  Variable signal abnormality mostly in the basal ganglia (especially the putamen) and midbrain (tegmentum).•  There may be high signal on T1 from the paramagnetic effects of copper, but mostly high T2.•  Characteristically, the red …

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“CEREBRAL CALCIFICATION”

“ May occur with hypo- or hyper-parathyroidism, Fahr disease, post-anoxia, neonatal AIDS or Cockayne disease. CT •  Look for calcification elsewhere, suggesting a systemic problem.” For Radiology Cases, Discussion join: Radiology Made Easy on Facebook  Subscribe to our youtube channel for FRCR radiology case discussion  Join our Telegram group: Radiology Made Easy   

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