- •The face of the giant panda is a MRI sign in Wilson’s disease.
- •Non-pathological age-related iron accumulations is frequently seen in the red nuclei and the substantia nigra.
- •Due to a flow void in the aqueduct in NPH patients, the MRI looks very similar to the face of the giant panda.
1. Case description
- (A)Parkinson’s disease
- (B)Wilson’s disease
- (C)Normal pressure hydrocephalus
- (D)Progressive supranuclear palsy
Appendix A. Supplementary data
- Supplementary data 1
- ‘Face of giant panda’: a rare imaging sign in Wilson's disease.QJM. 2014; 107: 579
- Age-related iron deposition in the basal ganglia: quantitative analysis in healthy subjects.Radiology. 2009; 252: 165-172
- Flow void of cerebrospinal fluid in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus of the elderly: can it predict outcome after shunting?.Neurosurgery. 1997; 40: 67-73