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Joubert syndrome: magnetic resonance imaging findings

Author(s): Sarikaya B | Akpinar E | Karli-Oguz K | Cil B

Journal: Neuroanatomy
ISSN 1303-1783

Volume: 3;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 30;
Date: 2004;
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Keywords: anatomy | neuroanatomy | joubert | syndrome | molar | tooth | sign | mri

Joubert syndrome is a rare posterior fossa malformation presenting with cerebellarand brainstem malfunction. Differential diagnosis should include other posterior fossamalformations. Typical magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings of Joubert syndromeincluding “molar tooth sign” and “batwing appearance” are discussed which strongly suggestthe diagnosis.
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