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Wernicke encephalopathy: follow-up study by CT and MR.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1885806     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A follow-up study by CT and MR of a case of Wernicke encephalopathy is reported. In the early stages, CT and MR revealed a characteristic topographical distribution of lesions in the midbrain, pons, and thalami. In the later stages, MR showed atrophy of the mamillary bodies and midbrain tegmentum and dilatation of the third ventricle. Both CT and MR are useful tools for the diagnosis of Wernicke encephalopathy in the early stages.
K Yokote; K Miyagi; S Kuzuhara; H Yamanouchi; H Yamada
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of computer assisted tomography     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0363-8715     ISO Abbreviation:  J Comput Assist Tomogr     Publication Date:    1991 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-10-08     Completed Date:  1991-10-08     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7703942     Medline TA:  J Comput Assist Tomogr     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  835-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurology, Tokyo Metropolitan Geriatric Hospital, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Follow-Up Studies
Magnetic Resonance Imaging*
Middle Aged
Tomography, X-Ray Computed*
Wernicke Encephalopathy / diagnosis*

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