Non-accidental brain trauma in infants: diffusion imaging, contributions to understanding the injury process

R. A. Zimmerman, L. T. Bilaniuk, L. Farina

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Abstract

Analysis of MRI diffusion images from 33 infants suffering from non-accidental trauma reveals five patterns of injury. These are diffuse supratentorial hypoxic ischemic, watershed hypoxic ischemic, venous infarction, diffuse axonal injury and contusion.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)109-114
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Neuroradiology
Volume34
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - May 2007

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Diffuse Axonal Injury
Diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Contusions
Wounds and Injuries
Infarction
Traumatic Brain Injury

Keywords

  • Child abuse
  • Imaging
  • MRI
  • MRI diffusion imaging
  • Non-accidental trauma
  • Traumatic

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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Non-accidental brain trauma in infants : diffusion imaging, contributions to understanding the injury process. / Zimmerman, R. A.; Bilaniuk, L. T.; Farina, L.

In: Journal of Neuroradiology, Vol. 34, No. 2, 05.2007, p. 109-114.

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