Concentric structure of thalamic lesions in acute necrotizing encephalopathy

Abstract

Acute necrotizing encephalopathy of childhood (ANE) is characterized by multiple, symmetrical brain lesions affecting the bilateral thalami, putamina and cerebral white matter, which often show a concentric structure on CT and MRI. To reveal the pathological substrate of this finding, comparison was made between CT and necropsy findings of three fatal cases… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00234-002-0773-3

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