Hemichorea-hemiballism in primary diabetic patients: MR correlation.

  title={Hemichorea-hemiballism in primary diabetic patients: MR correlation.},
  author={Eun Ja Lee and Jae Young Choi and So Hyun Lee and Soon-Young Song and Yeon Soo Lee},
  journal={Journal of computer assisted tomography},
  volume={26 6},
PURPOSE The purpose of this work was to describe the characteristic imaging findings and clinical presentations in patients with hemichorea-hemiballism (HC-HB) associated with nonketotic hyperglycemia (NKH) in primary diabetes mellitus (DM). METHOD The MR findings from six patients with HC-HB associated with NKH in primary DM were evaluated. Their ages ranged from 43 to 81 years. CT was performed on three patients, one of whom underwent a SPECT exam and another who had follow-up MRI… CONTINUE READING


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