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Bilateral mesial temporal sclerosis and kernicterus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15091133     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Two children with mental retardation, choreoathetosis, dystonia, and muscle rigidity are reported. They had a history of severe hyperbilirubinemia after birth as a result of Rh isoimmunization. The history and clinical picture suggested the diagnosis of kernicterus. The magnetic resonance imaging examination showed a bilateral signal intensity increase in the globus pallidus on T2-weighted images. Additionally, our patients showed symmetric bilateral hyperintensity and volume loss in the hippocampus, which is known to be another characteristic area of bilirubin deposition in kernicterus.
Authors:
Yahya Paksoy; Hasan Koç; Bülent Oğuz Genç
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of computer assisted tomography     Volume:  28     ISSN:  0363-8715     ISO Abbreviation:  J Comput Assist Tomogr     Publication Date:    2004 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-04-19     Completed Date:  2004-05-06     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7703942     Medline TA:  J Comput Assist Tomogr     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  269-72     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Ultra Görüntüleme Merkezi (Imaging Center), Konya, Turkey. yahyapaksoy@yahoo.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Child
Child, Preschool
Female
Globus Pallidus / pathology
Hippocampus / pathology
Humans
Kernicterus / diagnosis,  pathology*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging*
Male
Sclerosis
Temporal Lobe / pathology*
Comments/Corrections
Erratum In:
J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2004 May-Jun;28(3):436

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