Neuroimaging of Pediatric Intracranial Infection-Part 2: TORCH, Viral, Fungal, and Parasitic Infections

Joshua P. Nickerson, Beat Richner, Ky Santy, Maarten H. Lequin, Andrea Poretti, Christopher G. Filippi, Thierry A.G.M. Huisman

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Abstract

In the second half of this 2-part review, the neuroimaging features of the most common viral, fungal, and parasitic infections of the pediatric central nervous system are discussed. Brief discussions of epidemiology and pathophysiology will be followed by a review of the imaging findings and potential differential considerations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e52-e63
JournalJournal of Neuroimaging
Volume22
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2012

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Keywords

  • Children
  • Diffusion tensor imaging
  • Diffusion-weighted imaging
  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Magnetic resonance spectroscopy
  • Pediatric intracranial infections
  • Susceptibility-weighted imaging
  • Ultrasound

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology

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