MR imaging of the brain in patients cured of acute lymphoblastic leukemia--the value of gradient echo imaging.

@article{Chan2006MRIO,
  title={MR imaging of the brain in patients cured of acute lymphoblastic leukemia--the value of gradient echo imaging.},
  author={Matthew SY Chan and Derek J. Roebuck and M P Yuen and C Li and Y-L Chan},
  journal={AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={548-52}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Hemosiderin and white matter lesions are 2 of the most common neurologic complications found on MR imaging that may be related to cranial irradiation and intrathecal methotrexate (MTX) therapy in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). We evaluated the brains of patients previously treated for ALL with cranial irradiation and intrathecal MTX with MR imaging and tested the hypothesis that these patients have more MR evidence of central nervous system (CNS) injury… CONTINUE READING
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