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Wernicke encephalopathy

Smith ABS - MedPix (2008)

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Wernicke encephalopathy

History: 52 year old woman with a history of breast cancer, on chemotherapy. Poor oral intake and now stuporous.

Findings: • T2 hyperintensity within the both thalami • T2 hyperintensity of the periaqueductal grey matter • Enhancement of both mamillary bodies • Enhancement of the periaqueductal grey matter

Ddx: • bilateral thalamic glioma • metabolic/toxic processes (Wernicke encephalopathy, Leigh disease, Wilson disease) • infectious agents (Japanese and West Nile encephalitis, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease) • vascular lesions(deep venous thrombosis, top of the basilar syndrome, infarction of the artery of Percheron)

Dxhow: Pathology, laboratory, and imaging

No MeSH data available.


Gross image demonstrates brownish discoloration of the mamillary bodies, and petechial hemorrhage.
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Wernicke encephalopathy

Smith ABS - MedPix (2008)

Gross image demonstrates brownish discoloration of the mamillary bodies, and petechial hemorrhage.
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MPX1014_synpic41749: Gross image demonstrates brownish discoloration of the mamillary bodies, and petechial hemorrhage.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Wernicke encephalopathy

History: 52 year old woman with a history of breast cancer, on chemotherapy. Poor oral intake and now stuporous.

Findings: • T2 hyperintensity within the both thalami • T2 hyperintensity of the periaqueductal grey matter • Enhancement of both mamillary bodies • Enhancement of the periaqueductal grey matter

Ddx: • bilateral thalamic glioma • metabolic/toxic processes (Wernicke encephalopathy, Leigh disease, Wilson disease) • infectious agents (Japanese and West Nile encephalitis, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease) • vascular lesions(deep venous thrombosis, top of the basilar syndrome, infarction of the artery of Percheron)

Dxhow: Pathology, laboratory, and imaging

No MeSH data available.