[Diffusion-weighted MRI in early diagnosis of cerebral fat embolism syndrome].

Abstract

INTRODUCTION Fat embolism syndrome (FES) is a potentially serious, but poorly diagnosed, complication in polytraumatized patients. CASE REPORT A 19 year-old male was admitted in our hospital with tibia and fibula fracture and no evidence of cranial traumatism or neurological symptoms. He underwent surgical reduction and internal fixation of the fractures… (More)

Topics

Cite this paper

@article{Salinas2008DiffusionweightedMI, title={[Diffusion-weighted MRI in early diagnosis of cerebral fat embolism syndrome].}, author={C Leiva Salinas and C Poyatos Ruip{\'e}rez and A Gonz{\'a}lez Masegosa and J M Ferrer Casanova}, journal={Neurologia}, year={2008}, volume={23 3}, pages={188-91} }