[CT evidence of high density area in bilateral striatum secondary to anoxia].

@article{Iwasaki1989CTEO,
  title={[CT evidence of high density area in bilateral striatum secondary to anoxia].},
  author={Yasuo Iwasaki and Masao Kinoshita and Kiyoshi Takamiya and Ken Ikeda},
  journal={Rinsho shinkeigaku = Clinical neurology},
  year={1989},
  volume={29 8},
  pages={1045-7}
}
We recently observed a patient in whom basal ganglia calcification (BGC) was demonstrated on sequential CT scans only 9 days after the anoxic episode. A 58-year-old woman had a history of diabetes mellitus for 23 years for which she was treated with insulin. She had a operation for retinal detachment under local anesthesia. Two days after the operation, she developed dyspnea, and was referred to our department. She was intubated, and respiratory support was begun. On neurological examination… CONTINUE READING