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Diffusion-weighted MR imaging findings of acute necrotizing encephalopathy.
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PMID:  15140722     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Multiple, symmetrical brain lesions affecting the bilateral thalami and cerebral white matter, which often show a concentric structure on CT and MR images, characterize acute necrotizing encephalopathy (ANE) of childhood. We describe the imaging findings of a 2-year-old child with ANE obtained with diffusion-weighted MR imaging. We discuss the significance of these findings, as well as the pathophysiology of ANE lesions, with reference to the appearance of the disease as revealed by diffusion-weighted MR imaging.
Sait Albayram; Zekeriya Bilgi; Hakan Selcuk; Dogan Selcuk; Halit Cam; Naci Koçer; Civan Islak
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:  792-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, Cerrahpasa Medical School, Istanbul University, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging*
Leukoencephalitis, Acute Hemorrhagic / diagnosis*

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