Dissociation of 99mTc-ECD and 99mTc-HMPAO distributions in herpes simplex encephalitis

@article{Tohyama1997DissociationO9,
  title={Dissociation of 99mTc-ECD and 99mTc-HMPAO distributions in herpes simplex encephalitis},
  author={Yumi Tohyama and Kazuhiro Sako and G. Daita and Yukichi Yonemasu and Noriyuki Shuke and Tamio Aburano},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
  year={1997},
  volume={13},
  pages={352-355}
}
In herpes simplex encephalitis (HSE), the authors noted an evident dissociation between the 99mTc-ethyl cysteinate dimer (ECD) and 99mTc-d,l-hexamethyl-propylene- amine oxime (HMPAO) single photon emission computed tomographies (SPECTs). The patient was a 5-year-old boy with diffuse type of pontine glioma, which was treated with hyperfractionated radiotherapy. Two weeks after the completion of radiation therapy, a lesion suggesting that of HSE was noted in the right frontotemporal region on… CONTINUE READING

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