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Infantile acute encephalopathy with combined symmetrical hypodensities in the thalami and the putamen on computed tomography.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1355279     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
An eight-month-old boy with clinical features of acute encephalopathy with symmetrical low-density areas in the thalami and the putamen on computed tomography is presented. These particular computed tomography features suggest potential aetiology common to acute encephalopathy with low-density areas in the thalami and infantile bilateral striatal necrosis with an acute onset. The therapeutic consideration of these conditions is also discussed.
Authors:
N Aoki
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurological research     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0161-6412     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurol. Res.     Publication Date:  1992 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-09-25     Completed Date:  1992-09-25     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7905298     Medline TA:  Neurol Res     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  252-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Metropolitan Fuchu Hospital, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acute Disease
Brain Diseases / pathology,  radiography*,  therapy
Coma
Follow-Up Studies
Glycerol / therapeutic use
Humans
Infant
Male
Necrosis
Phenobarbital / therapeutic use
Putamen / pathology,  radiography*
Thalamus / pathology,  radiography*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
50-06-6/Phenobarbital; 56-81-5/Glycerol

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