Advanced MR imaging of cortical dysplasia with or without neoplasm

A report of two cases

Jay J. Pillai, Richard B. Hessler, Jerry David Allison, Yong D Park, Mark R. Lee, Tom Lavin

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Abstract

We herein describe two cases of patients with epilepsy with occipital lobe cortical dysplasia who were studied with both MR spectroscopy and MR diffusion imaging in addition to conventional MR imaging. Greater diffusion abnormalities, as well as more marked decreases in N-acetylaspartate, were observed to occur in the patient harboring a low grade neoplasm within an area of cortical dysplasia than in the patient with cortical dysplasia alone.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1686-1691
Number of pages6
JournalAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology
Volume23
Issue number10
StatePublished - Nov 1 2002

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Malformations of Cortical Development
Neoplasms
Partial Epilepsy
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

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  • Clinical Neurology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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Advanced MR imaging of cortical dysplasia with or without neoplasm : A report of two cases. / Pillai, Jay J.; Hessler, Richard B.; Allison, Jerry David; Park, Yong D; Lee, Mark R.; Lavin, Tom.

In: American Journal of Neuroradiology, Vol. 23, No. 10, 01.11.2002, p. 1686-1691.

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Pillai, Jay J. ; Hessler, Richard B. ; Allison, Jerry David ; Park, Yong D ; Lee, Mark R. ; Lavin, Tom. / Advanced MR imaging of cortical dysplasia with or without neoplasm : A report of two cases. In: American Journal of Neuroradiology. 2002 ; Vol. 23, No. 10. pp. 1686-1691.
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