Case Reports

A role for susceptibility weighted imaging in progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy

Yap et al report on the MRI findings in 2 cases of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy.  The specific finding was the hypodense signal of subcortical u-fibres on susceptibility weighted sequence. (P549)

Post traumatic tension pneumocephalus: the Mount Fuji sign

Ryan et al describe a case of complex facial bone fractures and a pneumocephalus following an assault.  The pneumocephalus, which is illustrated on the skull x-ray, is called the Mount Fuji sign. (P550)

The Bingo card sign as an early symptom of Alzheimer’s disease

Hawco and Weaver that the loss of the capacity to play bingo may be an early marker for the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.  The game requires number recognition, letter recognition, short-term memory, and concentration (P551)