TITLE

Images In Neurology: Cortical Laminar Necrosis Following Anoxic Encephalopathy

AUTHOR(S)
Sethi, N. K.; Torgovnick, J.; Macaluso, C.; Arsura, E.; VanSwam, S.; Wright, S.; Cocina, A.
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Internet Journal of Radiology;2006, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Cortical laminar necrosis is characterized by destruction of different layers of the cerebral cortex; most prominently the third layer is affected. We report here a case of a patient who suffered severe hypoxic encephalopathy secondary to cardio respiratory arrest due to bupropion and alcohol overdose and in whom cerebral MR showed changes compatible with cortical laminar necrosis.
ACCESSION #
22837214

 

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