Figure 1. Initial and control MRI examinations.
A-C: 7-mm axial T2-weighted images performed 1 week after the
partial status epilepticus. Note the increased signal intensity
bilaterally involving the putamen and the head of the caudate
nucleus. A) first echo (TR 2000/TE 60). B) second
echo (TR 2000/TE 120). C) magnification of the striata.
D) left temporal arachnoid cyst. E) Control MRI
(5 mm, TR 3906/TE 100) performed 6 years later was