Search Results for "Flair Hyperintensities In Basal Ganglia"

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Original Source: Hyperintensity of the basal ganglia and cortex on FLAIR and diffusion-weighted imaging: self-assessment module.

The educational objectives for this self-assessment module are for the participant to exercise, self-assess, and improve his or her understanding of the hyperintensity of the basal ganglia and cortex on FLAIR and diffusion-weighted imaging and the key imaging characteristics of various causes of the hyperintensity of the basal ganglia and cortex.

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The basal ganglia were originally thought to be associated purely with motor control. However, dysfunction and pathology of different regions and circuits are now known to give rise to many clinical m...

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Reduced off-medication connectivity in the basal ganglia network separates patients with early Parkinson’s disease from healthy controls with high accuracy, preliminary findings suggest.

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Would You Recognize Fahr's Disease if You Saw It?

Idiopathic basal ganglia calcification or Fahr's disease is a neurological condition with a prominent movement disorder. Diagnostically, brain imaging with computerized tomographic scanning reveals bi...

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The basal ganglia are a series of interconnected subcortical nuclei. The function and dysfunction of these nuclei have been studied intensively in motor control, but more recently our knowledge of the...

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