What is the usual location of brain swelling in T2?
Basal ganglia (including the substantia nigra), midbrain, thalamus, cerebral peduncle and temporal cortex.
What is the prevalence of brain MR abnormalities associated with encephalitis lethargica?
Bilateral and symmetric high signal lesions in mesencephalon (including substantia nigra), hypothalamus, striatum and internal temporal lobe.
Sparing of the insular and basi frontal regions. Enhancement of the basal ganglia, anterior commissure, striatum, and right medial temporal region.
Lipids peak, low ratio NAA/ creatine.