Catherine Lechiche

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DWI has been described in some reports to be superior to FLAIR in early stage herpes simple virus encephalitis (HSE). Few data exist on detailed topographical MRI analysis in HSE. Our aim was to study DWI and FLAIR, and analyse topographically these sequences in non-neonatal HSE patients with MRI performed within 60 days. Eleven HSE patients were analysed(More)
There is evidence for the interest of 18F-fluoro-deoxyglucose positron emission tomography with computed tomography (18F-FDG-PET/CT) in fever of unknown origin (FUO) clinical investigation. However, little and conflicting data exist about its place in the investigation procedure. The aim of this work was to evaluate the clinical value of 18F-FDG-PET/CT in(More)
Teaching NeuroImages: Extensive vasogenic edema in Bickerstaff brainstem encephalitis Ten days after respiratory infection, a 32-year-old woman presented with headaches, ataxia, and diplo-pia without encephalopathy. Brain MRI revealed extensive white matter, brainstem, and cerebellar vaso-genic edema, without gadolinium enhancement, partially regressive(More)
Complement system is a part of innate immunity, its main function is to protect human from bacterial infection. As genetic disorders, complement deficiencies are often diagnosed in pediatric population. However, complement deficiencies can also be revealed in adults but have been poorly investigated. Herein, we describe a case series of infections revealing(More)
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