Abnormal radionuclide cerebral angiograms and scans due to seizures

J. S. Stevens, F. S. Mishkin

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The effect of recent seizures on the brain scan was determined in a retrospective study of patients who had had seizures. All patients who underwent brain scanning within eight days of seizures and who did not have a specific intracranial lesion were included. The 99Tc(m) pertechnetate cerebral angiogram and/or delayed scan was abnormal in 73% of 22 patients. The data suggest that if seizures occur within six days of the brain imaging, the image is likely to be abnormal.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)113-115
Number of pages3
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1975
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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