FLAIR appearance of Wernicke encephalopathy

Radiat Med. 1997 Jul-Aug;15(4):251-3.


We performed MR imaging of the brain with both conventional spin-echo (SE) and fluid-attenuated inversion-recovery (FLAIR) sequences in a case of Wernicke encephalopathy. Lesion conspicuity was found to be better with FLAIR imaging.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Artifacts
  • Brain / pathology*
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Image Enhancement
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods*
  • Middle Aged
  • Wernicke Encephalopathy / diagnosis*