Posts Tagged ‘leucoencephalopathy’

Neuroimaging in Leukodystrophies: Conventional Brain MRI

Owing to its high sensitivity, MRI is the primary neuroimaging modality used to detect and characterize white-matter abnormalities in patients with leukodystrophies.[8,9] Several important contributions of MRI have been recognized.[7] First, MRI shows gross morphology and involvement of different brain structures or tissue classes. Typically, leukodystrophies are associated with increased T1 and T2 relaxation times [...]

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