Cerebral Hyperperfusion in a Child with Stroke-Like Migraine Attacks after Radiation Therapy Syndrome


Ardicli D. , GÖÇMEN R. , Oguz K. K. , VARAN A. , YALNIZOĞLU D.

NEUROPEDIATRICS, cilt.47, sa.4, ss.259-262, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 47 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1055/s-0036-1582246
  • Dergi Adı: NEUROPEDIATRICS
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.259-262

Özet

Stroke-like migraine attacks after radiation therapy (SMART) syndrome is a rare complication of cranial radiotherapy characterized by migraine-like headache and transient neurological deficits with typical gyriform enhancement on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Potential underlying mechanisms are endothelial damage or dysfunction, vascular instability, vasospasm and, neuronal dysfunction.