26 May 2010

Perivascular Spaces

Perivascular Spaces PVS (also known as Virchow-Robin spaces) are seen in this 1.5 years old child on transversal T2, IR, coronal FLAIR and sagittal T1 images. Location is typical in the lower parts of the basal ganglia accompanying penetrating arteries. Should not be mistaken with pathological finding. Clinical significance (or lack of it) is being discussed in the literature.