Neuro-Infections in Childhood – MR Imaging Patterns

Birgit Ertl-Wagner
Institute of Clinical Radiology, University of Munich – Grosshadern Campus, Munich, Germany

Infectious diseases are among the most common disorders of the brain and spine in childhood. The manifestation of the disease and the MR imaging patterns vary widely and depend on the time of infection in relation to the development of the brain.
In her article, Professor Ertl-Wagner from the Institute of Clinical Radiology, University of Munich, Germany, gives a comprehensive overview about infections of the brain in childhood and provides help on how to scrutinize routine MR images for potential signs of neuro-infections.

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