CASE 70: MRI BRAIN

DIAGNOSIS

MR Findings reveal T2 images showing bright signals with atrophy of the left hippocampus.

DIAGNOSIS

Mesial temporal sclerosis (MTS) 

RAD PEARLS

also referred to as hippocampal sclerosis

dedicated TLE protocol needs to be performed

 

MRI findings reveal

reduced hippocampal volume

hippocampal atrophy

increased T2 signal

Dilatation of ipsilateral temporal horn

Later, increased signal and or atrophy of the anterior thalamic nucleus