Sign Up for a Free Account

White matter abnormalities (FLAIR MRI) (4)

This FLAIR MRI identifies extensive periventricular and subcortical white matter changes in the brain of an elderly female with both poorly controlled hypertension and diabetes mellitus and with clinical features of dementia and poor executive function. (Contributed by Dr. Cory Toth.)

Related Media

Associated Disorders

  • AIDS-related dementia
  • Adrenoleukodystrophy
  • Alzheimer disease
  • Kearns-Sayre syndrome
  • Krabbe disease (globoid cell leukodystrophy)
  • Leigh disease (subacute necrotizing encephalomyelopathy)
  • Susac syndrome
  • cytomegalovirus infection
  • dementia
  • diabetes
  • diabetes mellitus
  • hypertension
  • lacunar stroke
  • metachromatic leukodystrophy
  • migraine
  • mitochondrial encephalopathy with lactic acidosis and stroke-like episodes (MELAS)
  • myotonic dystrophy
  • pediatric dysmyelinating disorders
  • pyridoxine deficiency
  • stroke
  • vascular dementia