Board Review 1 – Case 1

Neuroradiology board review. This lecture is geared towards the ABR core exam for residents, but it would be useful for review for the ABR certifying exam or certificate of added qualification (CAQ) exam for neuroradiology.

More description and the answer (spoiler!) are seen below the video.

In this case, a relatively young individual has memory loss. Imaging findings demonstrate volume loss and T2/FLAIR hyperintensity within the caudates bilaterally.

The diagnosis is: Huntington’s disease

Huntington’s disease is an autosomal dominant disease with characteristic findings of caudate volume loss and hyperintensity.