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Multiva imaging of a patient with Neurocysticercosis

Case Study
Ajithkumar, Devaki Ramachandran Philips Healthcare • China, People's Republic of
Rajendran, Karthick Raj Philips Healthcare • India
Aziz, Mudasir Philips Healthcare • India

Patient history

This patient with history of head ache and vomiting since 2 days underwent an MR examination on Multiva 1.5T. A follow up case of Neurocysticercosis.

Images courtesy of Dr. Renee Kulkarni and Dr. Sameer Kaushik, Holy Family Hospital, New Delhi, India.

MR examination

The MR examination was performed on a Multiva 1.5T system at release 5.1 using the HeadSpineTorso (HST) coil.

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Images and findings

 FLAIR SWIp
FLAIR
SWIp


The study reveals evidence of multiple 
cystic foci diffusely involving both cerebral hemispheres. The cystic foci are tiny-small variable sized discrete and confluent relatively well defined smoothly marginated. Foci are primarily cortico-sulcal in location with few patchy foci in right ganglio-thalamic, midbrain, parahippocampal gyrus and cerebellar hemispheric regions with most of the lesions showing tiny eccentriccaly placed nodules.
SWIp could help differentiate the active lesion from the calcified lesion.

Diagnosis

Findings are suggestive of multifocal disseminated inflammatory granulomatous lesions - Neurocysticercal cysts in varying stages of evolution.

Impact of using Multiva MR imaging

In this case, non-contrast MR imaging with Multiva demonstrates high SNR and high spatial resolution to help diagnose neurocysticercal cysts in varying stages of evolution.

Multiva assisted in a right-first-time diagnosis using non-contrast MR imaging.





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Case Study
Multiva 1.5T
Release 5
Brain, HeadSpineTorso coil, Neuro, Neurocysticercosis, SWIp
 

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