22 August 2021>: Articles
Hepatic Encephalopathy Mimicking Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease on Laboratory, Physiological, and Imaging Evaluations
Unusual clinical course, Mistake in diagnosisMasamune Kimura A* , Hideki Kimura A , Hiroki Ishikawa B , Hisayasu Matsuo B , Masahiko Takada B , Koushun Matsuo A
Am J Case Rep 2021; 22:e932958
Figure 1. (A) Diffusion-weighted imaging of brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) at the time of the patient’s worst clinical condition. Diffuse hyperintensity lesions are seen in the cortices of bilateral frontal, parietal, and insular areas and in bilateral thalami. (B) Periodic sharp wave complexes (PSWCs) are noted on the electro-encephalogram. This was recorded at almost the same time as the MRI in A above.