Encephalopathy with isolated reversible splenial lesion of the corpus callosum.

@article{Yaguchi2005EncephalopathyWI,
  title={Encephalopathy with isolated reversible splenial lesion of the corpus callosum.},
  author={Masamitsu Yaguchi and Hisa Yaguchi and Tetsuro Itoh and Koichi Okamoto},
  journal={Internal medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={44 12},
  pages={1291-4}
}
We report a 51-year-old Japanese man with chronic alcoholism who complained of mental confusion following respiratory and intestinal infections. The splenium of the corpus callosum showed hyperintensity on both diffusion-weighted MR images and fluid-attenuated inversion recovery images and hypointensity on T1-weighted images. These findings were resolved on MR images obtained 3 days later. He showed complete neurological recovery within 2 months. We suspected that he had mild encephalopathy… CONTINUE READING