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  A Case of Neurosarcoidosis With Atypical MRI Findings [Turk J Neurol]
Turk J Neurol. 1997; 3(3): 165-167

A Case of Neurosarcoidosis With Atypical MRI Findings

Babür DORA1, Nursel AYDIN2, İlhan ERDEN3
1Gülhane Askeri Tıp Fakültesi, Nöroloji Anabilim Dalı,Ankara
2Ankara Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Nöroloji Anabilim Dalı, Ankara
3Ankara Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Radyoloji Anabilim Dalı, Ankara

We report a 36-year-old female presenting with ocular, pyramidal, sensory and cerebellar signs who was diagnosed as neurosarcoidosis. She had no complaints or clinical signs but radiologic findings consistent with lung involvement. Her MRI study revealed multiple homogenous nodular lesions, localised on the leptomeningeal surfaces, in the periventricular and subependymal areas and intraparenchymally, which became only visible with administration of intravenous Gadolinium-DTPA. This finding is unusual and has not been reported as one of the typical MRG findings in neurosarcoidosis. We want to point out the importance of administering Gadolinium-DTPA to all cases with suspected neurosarcoidosis in order to show lesions otherwise invisible.

Keywords: Neurosarcoidosis, MRI scan


Babür DORA, Nursel AYDIN, İlhan ERDEN. A Case of Neurosarcoidosis With Atypical MRI Findings. Turk J Neurol. 1997; 3(3): 165-167

Corresponding Author: Babür DORA


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