We report on the brain diffusion MR imaging findings in a neonate with severe hypernatremic dehydration, which resulted in cerebral edema (osmotic edema) and in apparent diffusion coefficient decrease, despite a careful and slow rehydration. This report provides in vivo insight into nervous cell response to osmotic challenge.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||American Journal of Neuroradiology|
|Publication status||Published - 2005|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Clinical Neurology
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
- Radiological and Ultrasound Technology