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Year : 2006  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 993-94
Radiological quiz - brain

Department Of Radiodiagnosis, All India Institute Of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

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Date of Submission20-May-2005
Date of Acceptance20-Oct-2006

How to cite this article:
Pande S, Mumtaz H A, Mehta V, Sharma A. Radiological quiz - brain. Indian J Radiol Imaging 2006;16:993

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Pande S, Mumtaz H A, Mehta V, Sharma A. Radiological quiz - brain. Indian J Radiol Imaging [serial online] 2006 [cited 2020 Dec 1];16:993. Available from:
A 20yr. Old lady presented with loss of consciousness and multiple seizures after giving birth to a stillborn two days before.There is no history of obstetrical monitoring during pregnancy . No previous medical records of the patient were available..On examination her blood pressure was found to be 180/100 mm of Hg.and her urinary albumin was 2+.The patient underwent plain and contrast C.T. scan of the head.

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2.Ay H, Buonanno FS, Schaefer PW, et al. Posterior leukoencephalopathy without severe hypertension: utility of diffusion-weighted MRI. Neurology 1998;51:1369-1376  Back to cited text no. 2  [PUBMED]  
3.Schwartz RB, Mulkern RV, Gudbjartsson H, Jolesz F. Diffusion-weighted MR imaging in hypertensive encephalopathy: clues to pathogenesis. AJNR 1998;19:859-862  Back to cited text no. 3  [PUBMED]  [FULLTEXT]
4.Schaefer PW, Buonanno FS, Gonzalez RG, Schwamm LH. Diffusion-weighted imaging discriminates between cytotoxic and vasogenic edema in a patient with eclampsia. Stroke 1997;28:1082-1085.   Back to cited text no. 4  [PUBMED]  [FULLTEXT]

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DOI: 10.4103/0971-3026.32412

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