A case of general paresis showing marked treatment-associated improvement of cerebellar blood flow by quantitative imaging analysis.

@article{Morikawa2002ACO,
  title={A case of general paresis showing marked treatment-associated improvement of cerebellar blood flow by quantitative imaging analysis.},
  author={Masayuki Morikawa and Jun Kosaka and Teruhiko Imai and Hiroyoshi Ohsawa and Junzo Iida and Toshifumi Kishimoto},
  journal={Annals of nuclear medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={71-4}
}
We describe a patient with general paresis who developed progressive dementia and a cerebellar syndrome including wide-based gait, slurred speech, and intention tremor. Quantitative analysis by means of a Patlak plot of single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) with 99mTc-ethyl cysteinate dimer showed generally low blood flow in the cerebrum and… CONTINUE READING