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Title: Brain Abscess in a Patient with Rendu-Osler-Weber Syndrome: Value of Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy.
Issue Date: Apr-2016
Citation: NMC Case Rep J.2016 Apr;(3)2:35-37
Abstract: The diagnosis of intracranial focal lesions based on imaging studies is a challenge. In brain abscess, proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy (1H-MRS) is useful to define etiology, differentiating anaerobic from aerobic pathogens and inclusive sterile abscess based on the behavior of certain metabolites. We report a patient with Rendu-Osler-Weber syndrome, pulmonary arteriovenous fistulas, and brain abscesses characterized by brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), with a spectroscopy pattern compatible with anaerobic infection.
PMID: 28663994
Rights: openAccess
ISSN: 2188-4226
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