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Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome

Goldstein SJG - MedPix (2014)

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Affiliation: University of Kentucky

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome

History: 79 y.o. man presents to the ER with confusion and an unsteady gait.

Findings: CT Scan: Bilateral low attenuation lesions in the medial thalamic nuclei. MRI: Bilateral lesions in the medial thalamic nuclei and midbrain. Lesions are high signal on T2 and low signal on T1. Both mammillary bodies are also atrophic and shrunken

Ddx: Wernicke–Korsakoff syndrome Lymphoma Percheron artery stroke

Dxhow: History, imaging, lab data.

Exam: Not available

No MeSH data available.


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Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome

Goldstein SJG - MedPix (2014)

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Related In: Results  -  Collection

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View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: University of Kentucky

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome

History: 79 y.o. man presents to the ER with confusion and an unsteady gait.

Findings: CT Scan: Bilateral low attenuation lesions in the medial thalamic nuclei. MRI: Bilateral lesions in the medial thalamic nuclei and midbrain. Lesions are high signal on T2 and low signal on T1. Both mammillary bodies are also atrophic and shrunken

Ddx: Wernicke–Korsakoff syndrome Lymphoma Percheron artery stroke

Dxhow: History, imaging, lab data.

Exam: Not available

No MeSH data available.