The potential diagnostic value of diffusion-weighted imaging in acute disseminating encephalomyelitis.

Acute disseminating encephalomyelitis (ADEM) is a treatable inflammatory, demyelinating disorder of the central nervous system. Early application of steroids has been shown to reduce morbidity, therefore, early diagnosis is highly desirable. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is the imaging modality of choice for establishing the diagnosis along with the… CONTINUE READING