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Year : 2006  |  Volume : 54  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 440--442

Diabetic nonketotic hyperosmolar state: Interesting imaging observations in 2 patients with involuntary movements and seizures


1 Department of Neurology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
2 Department of Neuroradiology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India

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National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore - 560 029
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DOI: 10.4103/0028-3886.28126

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We report two patients of diabetic nonketotic hyperosmolar state presenting acutely with "self-limiting hemichorea - hemiballismus" and "generalized convulsive status epilepticus". CT scan in both the patienta revealed a hyperdense nonenhancing basal ganglia. Magnetic resonance imaging brain of patient 1 showed it to be hyperintense on T1W image and iso-hyper intense on T2W image, minimally enhancing with contrast injection






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