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Diffusion MR findings in cyclosporin-A induced encephalopathy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15372219     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Cyclosporin encephalopathy is a well-known entity, which is clinically characterized by altered mental status, vision problems, focal neurological deficits and seizures. The exact pathophysiology of the cyclosporin encephalopathy has not yet been defined. We report the diffusion-weighted MR imaging and proton MR spectroscopy findings in a case of cyclosporin encephalopathy. The white-matter lesions with reversible restricted diffusion supported the hypothesis of reversible vasospasm induced by the cyclosporin.
Authors:
Kubilay Aydin; Fuldem Donmez; Umit Tuzun; Ozenc Minareci; Tanju Atamer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neuroradiology     Volume:  46     ISSN:  0028-3940     ISO Abbreviation:  Neuroradiology     Publication Date:  2004 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-08-18     Completed Date:  2005-10-20     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1302751     Medline TA:  Neuroradiology     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  822-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Neuroradiology Division, Department of Radiology, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Brain / metabolism,  pathology
Brain Diseases / chemically induced*,  diagnosis*
Cyclosporine / antagonists & inhibitors*
Diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Humans
Immunosuppressive Agents / antagonists & inhibitors*
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Male
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Immunosuppressive Agents; 59865-13-3/Cyclosporine

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