The 'hot cross bun' sign in the patients with spinocerebellar ataxia.

@article{Lee2009TheC,
  title={The 'hot cross bun' sign in the patients with spinocerebellar ataxia.},
  author={Y-C Lee and C S Jonathan Liu and H Wu and P Wang and M-H Chang and B-W Soong},
  journal={European journal of neurology},
  year={2009},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={513-6}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The 'hot cross bun' sign (HCBS), typically seen in the patients with multiple system atrophy, refers to a cruciform hyperintensity in the pons on T2-weighted MRI. Little is known about its pathological basis and prevalence in other degenerative cerebellar diseases and healthy population. We investigate the frequency of HCBS in the patients with spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA) and healthy controls. METHODS The presence of HCBS on T2-weighted axial MRIs from 138 SCA patients… CONTINUE READING