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INTRODUCTION Study of MRI changes may be useful in diagnosis, prognosis and better understanding of the pathophysiology of Wilson's disease (WD). We aimed to describe and correlate the MRI abnormalities of the brain with clinical features in WD. METHODS MRI evaluation was carried out in 100 patients (57 males, 43 females; mean age 19.3+/-8.9 years) using(More)
PURPOSE MRI helps in detecting the etiology of epilepsy, which may assist in better management. However its role in emergency situations like status epilepticus (SE) is still not clear. We analyzed the MRI findings in various subtypes of SE and tried to find out if etiological diagnosis improves by doing MRI over and above that provided by clinical(More)
OBJECTIVE There are only a few studies correlating diverse radiological and EEG features of subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE). The objective of the study was to (a) describe EEG profile and (b) correlate it with the clinical and imaging data of patients with confirmed SSPE. METHODS This study was conducted at a University teaching hospital in(More)
Wilson's disease (WD) is clinically and radiologically a dynamic disorder. However, there is a paucity of studies involving sequential MRI changes in this disease with or without therapy This study looked at serial MRI changes and their clinical correlate in patients with WD The severity of MRI changes using 1.5 T MRI in 50 patients with WD was graded based(More)
INTRODUCTION Spinocerebellar ataxias (SCA) are a group of autosomal dominant ataxias with varied clinical phenotypes. However there are no unique distinguishing features on routine neuroimaging among the various genetically defined SCAs. Voxel-based morphometry (VBM) provides an automated unbiased analysis of structural MRI scans and gives a comprehensive(More)
INTRODUCTION Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) is usually a monophasic illness characterized by multiple lesions involving gray and white matter. Quantitative MR techniques were used to characterize and stage these lesions. METHODS Eight patients (seven males and one female; mean age 19 years, range 5 to 36 years) were studied using conventional(More)
Accurate localization of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) fistula in a patient with CSF rhinorrhea is challenging and often involves multiple imaging studies with associated expense and patient discomfort. Intrathecal contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) and unenhanced magnetic resonance (MR) cisternography using constructive interference in steady state(More)
BACKGROUND Wilson's disease (WD), a metabolic disorder, is believed to be potentially reversible, even in its severe form. However, some patients do not respond to treatment. AIM To analyse prognostic factors in severe WD. DESIGN Retrospective audit. METHODS A total of 140 patients were regularly followed from February 2002 to May 2004. Twenty-nine(More)
Maple syrup urine disease is a disorder of branched-chain keto acid metabolism. Three children were diagnosed with the intermediate form of maple syrup urine disease during routine evaluation of mental retardation. Clinical features were characterized by mental retardation, seizures, autistic features, and movement disorder in the form of dystonia.(More)