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ISSN: Print -2349-0977, Online - 2349-4387
CASE IN POINT - NEURORADIOLOGY
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 209-210

Recognizing ulegyria—the lesser known form of hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy


1 Department of Radiology, Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Neurology, Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, India

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Manish Kumar
Department of Radiology, Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2349-0977.191041

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Derived from the Latin term ule, which means scarring, ulegyria is a manifestation of hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy. Recognizable on the magnetic resonance imaging sequences because of its characteristic features, the diagnosis is critical from the standpoint of clinical management. Seizures caused by ulegyria are refractory to pharmacotherapy and often do well with surgery.


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