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Serial investigation of perfusion disturbances and vasogenic oedema in hypertensive encephalopathy by diffusion and perfusion weighted imaging.

Sundgren, P C ; Edvardsson, Bengt LU and Holtås, Stig LU (2002) In Neuroradiology 44(4). p.299-304
Abstract
Serial MRI including diffusion and perfusion imaging was performed in a patient with hypertensive encephalopathy. At admission, the patient was disorientated and presented with seizures and cortical blindness. Perfusion imaging showed a marked reduction in blood volume and flow, with corresponding vasogenic oedema in the occipital, posterior temporal, and, to a lesser extent, frontal lobes. The clinical symptoms disappeared rapidly following treatment, whereas the disturbed circulation pattern and vasogenic oedema resolved more slowly. A complete normalisation was seen after 1 year.
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Brain Edema : etiology, Human, Cerebrovascular Circulation, Case Report, Hypertensive Encephalopathy : complications, Hypertensive Encephalopathy : physiopathology, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Male, Middle Age, Brain Edema : diagnosis, Brain : pathology
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Neuroradiology
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44
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299 - 304
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1432-1920
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10.1007/s00234-001-0721-7
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  author       = {Sundgren, P C and Edvardsson, Bengt and Holtås, Stig},
  issn         = {1432-1920},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {4},
  pages        = {299--304},
  publisher    = {Springer},
  series       = {Neuroradiology},
  title        = {Serial investigation of perfusion disturbances and vasogenic oedema in hypertensive encephalopathy by diffusion and perfusion weighted imaging.},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00234-001-0721-7},
  doi          = {10.1007/s00234-001-0721-7},
  volume       = {44},
  year         = {2002},
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