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Hypertrophic olivary degeneration is a trans-synaptic neuronal degeneration associated with hypertrophy of the inferior olivary nucleus due to a lesion in the triangle of Guillain-Mollaret. Familiarity with this entity on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is essential to avoid other erroneous ominous diagnoses. We present a case of bilateral hypertrophic(More)
BACKGROUND Although rarely seen, bilateral anteromedial infarction of the pons demonstrates the characteristic "heart appearance" sign on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). This sign has hitherto been described in only 2 patients before this article. This typical pattern can be attributed to atherosclerotic or thrombotic involvement of bilateral paramedian(More)
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