Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus-MRI
- Ventricular enlargement out of proportion to sulcal atrophy.
- Prominent periventricular hyperintensity consistent with transependymal flow of CSF.
- Prominent flow void in the aqueduct and third ventricle, the so-called jet sign, (presents as a dark aqueduct and third ventricle on a T2-weighted image where remainder of CSF is bright)
- Thinning and elevation of corpus callosum on sagittal images
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus-MRI Reviewed by Sumer Sethi on Wednesday, March 31, 2010 Rating: