Agenesis of the arcuate fasciculi in congenital bilateral perisylvian syndrome: a diffusion tensor imaging and tractography study.

@article{Bernal2010AgenesisOT,
  title={Agenesis of the arcuate fasciculi in congenital bilateral perisylvian syndrome: a diffusion tensor imaging and tractography study.},
  author={Byron Bernal and Gustavo Rey and Catalina Dunoyer and Harshad Shanbhag and Nolan R. Altman},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  year={2010},
  volume={67 4},
  pages={501-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the absence of the arcuate fasciculi in 2 cases of congenital bilateral perisylvian syndrome (CBPS). DESIGN Case series. SETTING Pediatric referral hospital-based study. PATIENTS Two patients with CBPS, referred to our institution as candidates for surgical treatment of epilepsy. Intervention Diffusion tensor imaging (1.5-T scanner; 15 encoding directions; b = 800 s/mm(2)) and deterministic tractography of the main projection and association tracts. MAIN OUTCOME… CONTINUE READING
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