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Rasmussen's encephalitis: neuroimaging findings in 21 patients with a closer look at the basal ganglia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9838267     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Rasmussen's encephalitis usually presents in childhood. The clinical picture in Rasmussen's disease is protean, and the findings from direct brain imaging help to explain the variations seen in this syndrome. The role and involvement of the basal ganglia in this condition is clarified by comparing the changes seen on computerised tomography and magnetic resonance imaging with the clinical details of 21 patients described in this retrospective study.
M G Bhatjiwale; C Polkey; T C Cox; A Dean; N Deasy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric neurosurgery     Volume:  29     ISSN:  1016-2291     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Neurosurg     Publication Date:  1998 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-02-10     Completed Date:  1999-02-10     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9114967     Medline TA:  Pediatr Neurosurg     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  142-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurosurgery, King's College Hospital, London, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Basal Ganglia / pathology*,  radiography*
Cerebral Cortex / pathology
Child, Preschool
Encephalitis / complications,  diagnosis*,  radiography
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Retrospective Studies
Seizures / etiology
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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