Bilateral thalamic lesions

AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2009 Feb;192(2):W53-62. doi: 10.2214/AJR.08.1585.


Objective: The purpose of this study was to present the neuroimaging findings and differential diagnosis of bilateral thalamic lesions.

Conclusion: The limited differential diagnosis of bilateral thalamic lesions can be further narrowed with knowledge of the specific imaging characteristics of the lesions in combination with the patient history.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Brain Diseases / diagnosis*
  • Brain Diseases / pathology
  • Brain Neoplasms / diagnosis
  • Brain Neoplasms / pathology
  • Contrast Media
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Humans
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods*
  • Thalamus / pathology*


  • Contrast Media