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Brain stem hypertensive encephalopathy evaluated by line scan diffusion-weighted imaging.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15140724     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Hypertensive encephalopathy rarely presents with predominant involvement of the brain stem and relative sparing of the supratentorial regions. We describe the MR imaging features in a patient with reversible brain stem hypertensive encephalopathy. Extensive hyperintensity was predominantly seen in brain stem regions on fluid-attenuated inversion-recovery and T2-weighted images. These lesions showed an increased apparent diffusion coefficient with the use of line scan diffusion-weighted imaging. The clinical findings and MR imaging abnormalities resolved with control of hypertension.
Authors:
Motonori Nagata; Masayuki Maeda; Hirokazu Tsukahara; Stephan E Maier; Ken Takeda
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0195-6108     ISO Abbreviation:  AJNR Am J Neuroradiol     Publication Date:  2004 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-05-13     Completed Date:  2004-09-20     Revised Date:  2008-02-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003708     Medline TA:  AJNR Am J Neuroradiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  803-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Mie University School of Medicine, Tsu, Mie, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Brain Stem*
Diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging*
Humans
Hypertensive Encephalopathy / diagnosis*
Male

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