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Research Article

[18F]-Fluoro-Deoxy-Glucose Positron Emission Tomography Scan Should Be Obtained Early in Cases of Autoimmune Encephalitis

Table 3

MRI and PET findings.

PatientMRI brain findingsPET findings

1Global atrophy out of proportion to patient’s ageNA
2Bilateral mesial temporal lobe hyperintensity on T2/FLAIR without contrast enhancementLeft mesial temporal lobe hypermetabolism
3Bilateral hyperintensity on T2/FLAIR in the restiform bodies bilaterally without contrast enhancementRight temporal lobe hypermetabolism
4Left unilateral mesial temporal lobe hyperintensity on T2/FLAIR without contrast enhancementLeft temporal lobe hypermetabolism
5Right unilateral mesial temporal lobe hyperintensity on T2/FLAIR without contrast enhancementBilateral temporal lobe hypermetabolism
6Right unilateral mesial temporal lobe hyperintensity on T2/FLAIR without contrast enhancementBilateral temporal lobe hypermetabolism
7Unremarkable brainBilateral temporal lobe hypermetabolism

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