Won-Jin Moon1, Yeon Sil Moon2, Jin Woo Choi1, Won Sung Yoon1, Ju Yeon Park1, and Seol-Heui Han2
1Department of Radiology, Konkuk University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 2Department of Neurology, Konkuk University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea, Republic of
We found that the presence of DM is not
associated with vacular risk factors on imaging and brain volumes, but
associated with decreased susceptibility in left thalamus. Our results indicate
that there may be a region-specific alteration of iron accumulation and iron
metabolism in patients with both AD and DM.