International Journal of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging
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International Journal of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging

2021, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part A

Case report: CT and MRI in diabetic straital disease with Hemiballism-hemichorea
Author(s)
Dr. Debabrata Maitra and Dr. Subhomoy Nag
Abstract
Diabetic striatopathy is an uncommon and life-threatening manifestation of Diabetes mellitus. Individuals of Asian descent, females, and the elderly are till now reported to be commonly affected by this disease. The affected patients present with sudden onset hemiballism-hemichorea which is likely caused by nonketotic hyperglycemia. Hemiballism-hemichorea is involuntary continuous random appearing movement involving one half of body. Diagnosis is usually based on imaging findings and blood analysis. In this case report, our aim is to present imaging findings in an adult man with diabetes mellitus presenting with sudden onset of hemiballism-hemichorea.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Debabrata Maitra, Dr. Subhomoy Nag. Case report: CT and MRI in diabetic straital disease with Hemiballism-hemichorea. Int J Radiol Diagn Imaging 2021;4(1):08-10. DOI: 10.33545/26644436.2021.v4.i1a.151
International Journal of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging