Stroke & Vascular Disorders
Pregnancy and stroke
Feb. 02, 2023
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Regional cerebral glucose metabolism was imaged utilizing [18F]-2-fluoro-2-deoxy-d-glucose positron emission tomography in a patient with fatal familial insomnia of 10 months duration. Note the severe thalamic hypometabolism and milder secondary impairment in frontal and cingulate cortices (arrows). (Courtesy of Dr. Perani, HSR Milan.)