MRI findings in acute Hendra virus meningoencephalitis.

  title={MRI findings in acute Hendra virus meningoencephalitis.},
  author={P Nakka and Gregory J. Amos and Nathalie Saad and Susanne J Jeavons},
  journal={Clinical radiology},
  volume={67 5},
AIM To describe serial changes in brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in acute human infection from two outbreaks of Hendra virus (HeV), relate these changes to disease prognosis, and compare HeV encephalitis to reported cases of Nipah virus encephalitis. MATERIALS AND METHODS The MRI images of three human cases (two of which were fatal) of acute HeV meningoencephalitis were reviewed. RESULTS Cortical selectivity early in the disease is evident in all three patients, while deep white… CONTINUE READING
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