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MR imaging findings in African trypansomiasis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12917133     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report the initial and follow-up brain findings in a 42-year-old male patient with CNS involvement with African trypansomiasis. Initial MR imaging demonstrated diffuse hyperintensity in the basal ganglia bilaterally as well as involvement of the internal capsule, external capsule, and extreme capsule. Follow-up examination at 1 year revealed decreased signal intensity in the previously affected areas; however, ventricular enlargement indicative of atrophy was readily apparent.
Authors:
Danny S Gill; Deep S Chatha; Raquel del Carpio-O'Donovan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0195-6108     ISO Abbreviation:  AJNR Am J Neuroradiol     Publication Date:  2003 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-08-14     Completed Date:  2003-10-30     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:  1383-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Montreal General Hospital, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Basal Ganglia / pathology,  radiography
Diagnosis, Differential
Humans
Magnetic Resonance Imaging*
Male
Pseudolymphoma / cerebrospinal fluid,  diagnosis
Trypanosomiasis, African / cerebrospinal fluid,  diagnosis*

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