Central tegmentum tract hyperintensities in pediatric neurological patients: Incidence or coincidence.

Isik U., Dincer A.

Brain & development, vol.39, no.5, pp.411-417, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.braindev.2016.11.013
  • Journal Name: Brain & development
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.411-417
  • Keywords: Central tegmentum tract hyperintensity, Children, Epilepsy, Metabolic disorders, Genetic syndromes, BRAIN-STEM, CHILDREN, LESIONS, ABNORMALITIES, DEFICIENCY
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: Yes


Aim: The central tegmental tract hyperintensities (CTTH) have been found in many different pediatric neurological conditions. There is only scarce data about the value of this radiological phenomenon. In this study we aimed to show the neurological conditions associated with this radiological finding.