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Behçet’s disease is a vasculitis characterised by its thrombotic tendency. In some patients, manifestations of vascular lesions may dominate the clinical picture instead of the classic triad. We describe a 13-year-old boy with a 1.5-year history of Behçet’s disease presenting with complaints of acute abdominal pain, severe headache and decreased vision. His(More)
Peliosis is an uncommon condition characterized by multiple blood-filled cavities mostly involving the liver. Although the etiology is unknown the condition may be associated with several disease states and medications. We report the MR findings of peliosis hepatis in a patient with Fanconi anemia who had been treated with anabolic androgenic steroids for 3(More)
Six patients admitted to the Department of Pediatric Neurology at Hacettepe University Children’s Hospital between 1992 and 1997 with a clinical diagnosis of Rasmussen encephalitis received surgical treatment for their intractable epilepsy. MRI, SPECT and WADA tests were performed in patients with an epileptic focus demonstrated on routine or long-term(More)
The purpose of this prospective study was to define the enhancement pattern of the facial nerve in idiopathic facial paralysis (Bell's palsy) on magnetic resonance (MR) imaging with routine doses of gadolinium-DTPA (0.1 mmol/kg). Using 0.5T imager, 24 patients were examined with a mean interval time of 13.7 days between the onset of symptoms and the MR(More)
Cranial MRI findings in four patients who had hepatic dysfunction, including one with sole hepatic form of Wilson's disease, were reported. The MR examinations revealed bilateral, symmetric hyperintensity in the globus pallidus, subthalamic nuclei and mesencephalon on T1-weighted images with no corresponding abnormality on T2-weighted sequences. The basal(More)
Sir: Moyamoya disease is an uncommon form of chronic cerebrovascular disease characterised by progressive occlusive cerebral arteriopathy. Secondary to bilateral internal carotid artery stenosis, an extensive network of collateral circulation develops [1]. Clinically a€ected children present with transient ischaemic attacks which may progress to seizures,(More)
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