Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Diffuse Axonal Injury-MRI

Diffuse axonal injury (DAI) is a frequent result of traumatic deceleration injuries and a frequent cause of persistent vegetative state in patients. DAI typically consists of several focal white-matter lesions measuring 1-15 mm in a characteristic distribution. The most common MRI finding is the presence of multifocal areas of abnormal signal (bright on T2-weighted images) at the white matter in the temporal or parietal corticomedullary junction or in the splenium of the corpus callosum.

1 comment:

Anwer Pasha said...

Do you think any help to such a patient is possible. I have a son with same injury, without any motor function for last six years.

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