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Hot Cross Bun Sign Following Bilateral Pontine Infarction: A Case Report
Sook Young Roh, Hyun-soon Jang, Yoon Hee Kim
J Mov Disord. 2013;6(2):37-39.   Published online October 30, 2013
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The hot cross bun sign is characterized by cruciform T2 signal hyperintensity in the pons and has been reported to be a specific but not pathognomic for multiple system atrophy. It reflects degeneration of pontine neurons and transverse pontocerebellar fibers, regardless of the underlying pathogenic process. Here, we report a case of hot cross bun sign following bilateral pontine infarction due to Wallerian degeneration of the pontocerebellar fibers.


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