Diffusion-weighted imaging in acute hyperammonemic encephalopathy.

  title={Diffusion-weighted imaging in acute hyperammonemic encephalopathy.},
  author={Michael B. Del Rosario and Kevin McMahon and P F Finelli},
  journal={The Neurohospitalist},
  volume={3 3},
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings associated with chronic liver disease are characterized by cerebral atrophy and bilateral, symmetric hyperintensities of the globus pallidus on T1-weighted images without corresponding signal intensities in T2-weighted images. Recently, distinct MRI changes of acute hepatic encephalopathy have been described which may be misinterpreted given their resemblance to hypoxic-ischemic injury imaging changes as well as their limited description in the… CONTINUE READING


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