Basal ganglia T1 hyperintensity

Dr Amos Lau and Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard et al.

There are many causes of basal ganglia T1 hyperintensity, but the majority relate to deposition of T1-intense elements within the basal ganglia such as:

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rID: 968
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Increased T1 signal in basal ganglia
  • Basal ganglia T1 hyperintensities
  • T1 bright basal ganglia
  • T1 hyperintense basal ganglia

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  • Case 1: cause unknown
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  • Case 2: non-ketotic hyperglycemic hemichorea
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