Brain MRI Findings in Pediatric-Onset Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder: Challenges in Differentiation from Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis


BULUT E. G. , Karakaya J. , Salama S., Levy M., Huisman T. A. G. M. , Izbudak I.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF NEURORADIOLOGY, vol.40, no.4, pp.726-731, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.3174/ajnr.a6003
  • Title of Journal : AMERICAN JOURNAL OF NEURORADIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.726-731

Abstract

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Differentiating pediatric-onset neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder from acute disseminated encephalomyelitis could be challenging, especially in cases presenting with only brain manifestations. Our purpose was to investigate brain MR imaging features that may help distinguish these 2 entities.