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Mesial Temporal Hypometabolism (sclerosis)

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Mesial Temporal Hypometabolism (sclerosis)

History: 78 y.o. man with chronic seizure disorder and worsening memory loss.

Findings: 18-FDG PET images demonstrate decreased cerebral metabolism in the left hippocampus and the bilateral parietal lobes. Coronal T2/Flair MR images demonstrate decreased signal and size of the left hippocampus, relative to the right.

Ddx: Multiple infarcts / ischemia Alzheimer's dementia Mesial temporal sclerosis

Dxhow: Mesial temporal sclerosis by MR and history. Possible Alzheimer dementia suggested, not proven.

Exam: Not available

No MeSH data available.


Coronal FLAIR and fat-saturated FSE T2-weighted images through the temporal lobes demonstrates decreased size and abnormal hyperintense (bright) signal within the left hippocampus with compensatory enlargement of the left temporal horn.  These findings suggest mesial temporal sclerosis.
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MPX2587_synpic26665: Coronal FLAIR and fat-saturated FSE T2-weighted images through the temporal lobes demonstrates decreased size and abnormal hyperintense (bright) signal within the left hippocampus with compensatory enlargement of the left temporal horn. These findings suggest mesial temporal sclerosis.


Mesial Temporal Hypometabolism (sclerosis)

Storm ESS - MedPix (2011)

Coronal FLAIR and fat-saturated FSE T2-weighted images through the temporal lobes demonstrates decreased size and abnormal hyperintense (bright) signal within the left hippocampus with compensatory enlargement of the left temporal horn.  These findings suggest mesial temporal sclerosis.
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MPX2587_synpic26665: Coronal FLAIR and fat-saturated FSE T2-weighted images through the temporal lobes demonstrates decreased size and abnormal hyperintense (bright) signal within the left hippocampus with compensatory enlargement of the left temporal horn. These findings suggest mesial temporal sclerosis.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Mesial Temporal Hypometabolism (sclerosis)

History: 78 y.o. man with chronic seizure disorder and worsening memory loss.

Findings: 18-FDG PET images demonstrate decreased cerebral metabolism in the left hippocampus and the bilateral parietal lobes. Coronal T2/Flair MR images demonstrate decreased signal and size of the left hippocampus, relative to the right.

Ddx: Multiple infarcts / ischemia Alzheimer's dementia Mesial temporal sclerosis

Dxhow: Mesial temporal sclerosis by MR and history. Possible Alzheimer dementia suggested, not proven.

Exam: Not available

No MeSH data available.