MR imaging and angiography of primary CNS vasculitis of childhood.

@article{Aviv2006MRIA,
  title={MR imaging and angiography of primary CNS vasculitis of childhood.},
  author={R I Aviv and Susanne M. Benseler and Earl D Silverman and P. N. Tyrrell and G A DeVeber and Li Ping Marianne Tsang and Derek Armstrong},
  journal={AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={
          192-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Primary angiitis of the central nervous system of childhood (cPACNS) is a rare and ill-defined disease. In the absence of a brain biopsy, the diagnosis is based on typical clinical and imaging abnormalities. The aim of this study was to analyze systematically the MR imaging and MR angiographic (MRA) abnormalities in a large cohort of children with cPACNS. METHODS We analyzed the MR imaging features of a single pediatric center cohort of 45 cPACNS patients. MR imaging… CONTINUE READING

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