abnormal mri brain Japanese encephalitis

  1. — mosquito borne Flaviviral encephalitis.
  2. —  Pigs and heron like birds are main amplifiers.
  3. — leading cause of acute meningoencephalitis affecting children and adults in the world.
  4. — JE is endemic to Indian subcontinent, particularly in the NE state of Assam
  5. — Epidemics occur in the summer rainy season which favor breeding of mosquitoes.
  6. — First recognized in India in 1955, Epidemics occur every year in several Indian states since the first in WB(1973).
  7. — Lesions of JE are most commonly seen in the thalami and substantia nigra,
  8. — Basal ganglia, cerebral cortex, hippocampi, midbrain, pons, medulla and cerebellum lesions are also seen.
  9. — Lesions hyperintense on T2 and FL and iso to hypo on T1 with local or generalized brain swelling.
  10. — No enhancement.
  11. — Hemorrhagic change has been reported from India.
  12. — MRI is the investigation of choice with reported sensitivity of 89-100% compared to CT (38-55%) .
  13. — DWI has been reported to help in early diagnosis and in assessing temporal evolution of lesions
  14. —  Was helpful in making an early diagnosis in JE showing additional lesions
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abnormal mri brain Japanese encephalitis.

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