A magnetic resonance imaging finding in children with cerebral palsy: Symmetrical central tegmental tract hyperintensity


Derinkuyu B. E. , Ozmen E., Akmaz-Unlu H., Altinbas N. K. , Gurkas E., Boyunaga Ö. L.

BRAIN & DEVELOPMENT, vol.39, no.3, pp.211-217, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.braindev.2016.10.004
  • Journal Name: BRAIN & DEVELOPMENT
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.211-217
  • Keywords: Central tegmental tract, Magnetic resonance imaging, Cerebral palsy, BRAIN-STEM LESIONS, INJURY, ASPHYXIA, UPDATE
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: Central tegmental tract is an extrapyramidal tract between red nucleus and inferior olivary nucleus which is located in the tegmentum pontis bilaterally and symmetrically. The etiology of the presence of central tegmental tract hyperintensity on MRI is unclear.