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Table 2 Conventional MRI findings regarding the extension of ANEC in children

From: Multi-parametric magnetic resonance imaging in acute necrotizing encephalopathy of children: validity and prognostic value

The extension/location No./%
Thalami 30 (100%)
Basal ganglia 4 (13.3%)
Brain stem 24 (80%)
WM of cerebral hemispheres 22 (73.3%)
 Site
  Subcortical 8 (26.6%)
  Deep periventricular WM 14 (46.7%)
 Size
  Confluents 6 (20%)
  Foci 2 (6.6%)
  Sheets 14 (46.7%)
WM of cerebellar hemispheres 10 (33%)
Contrast-enhanced MRI
 Enhancement 22 (73%)
DWI/ ADC  
 Diffusion restriction 24 (80%)
SWI  
 Hemorrhage 26 (86.7%)
MRS
- Lipid/lactate peak
- Glutamate/glutamine peak
- NAA peak
16 (100%)
10 (62.5%)
14 (87.5%)