Hyperglycemia and chorea

  title={Hyperglycemia and chorea},
  author={Masahiro Kashiura and Haruka Taira and Shunsuke Amagasa and Takashi Moriya},
  journal={Journal of General and Family Medicine},
  pages={141 - 142}
(A) Computed tomography of the brain showing no abnormal finding. (B) Magnetic resonance imaging of the brain showing a T1‐weighted area of hyperintensity in the left putamen, caudate nucleus, and globus pallidum with sparing of the internal capsule (arrow). (C) T2*‐weighted image showing hypointensity in the left putamen, caudate nucleus, and globus pallidum (arrowhead). (D) T2‐weighted image showing no abnormal finding. 
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