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Multiple small lesions exhibiting diffusion restriction in woman with Susac syndrome (DWI)

Diffusion-weighted image from a 32-year-old woman with Susac syndrome; the image shows multiple small lesions exhibiting diffusion restriction (arrows) and correspondingly decreased ADC values (not shown). (Source: Engeholm M, Leo-Kottler B, Rempp H, et al. Encephalopathic Susac's syndrome associated with livedo racemosa in a young woman before the completion of family planning. BMC Neurol 2013;13:185. Creative Commons Attribution [CC BY] license,

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