[Diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging in hypoglycemic coma].

  title={[Diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging in hypoglycemic coma].},
  author={Katia Garambois and Sylvie D. Grand and Assia Jaillard and Marc Hommel},
  journal={Revue neurologique},
  volume={160 5 Pt 1},
Hypoglycemia is a classic cause of coma and can result in irreversible neuronal loss. Until now, the main prognostic factors were depth of hypoglycemia and duration of coma. We report the case of a 55-Year-old woman who suffered severe hypoglycemic coma with abnormal cortico- subcortical diffusion weighted MR images. These MRI abnormalities preceded severe… CONTINUE READING