DTI reveals hypothalamic and brainstem white matter lesions in patients with idiopathic narcolepsy

Menzler, K; Belke, M; Unger, M M; Ohletz, T; Keil, B; Heverhagen, J T; Rosenow, F; Mayer, G; Oertel, W H; Möller, J C; Knake, S (2012). DTI reveals hypothalamic and brainstem white matter lesions in patients with idiopathic narcolepsy. Sleep medicine, 13(6), pp. 736-42. Amsterdam: Elsevier 10.1016/j.sleep.2012.02.013

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Symptomatic narcolepsy is often related to hypothalamic, pontine, or mesencephalic lesions. Despite evidence of disturbances of the hypothalamic hypocretin system in patients with idiopathic narcolepsy, neuroimaging in patients with idiopathic narcolepsy revealed conflicting results and there is limited data on possible structural brain changes that might be associated with this disorder.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Radiology, Neuroradiology and Nuclear Medicine (DRNN) > Institute of Diagnostic, Interventional and Paediatric Radiology

UniBE Contributor:

Heverhagen, Johannes

ISSN:

1389-9457

Publisher:

Elsevier

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:37

Last Modified:

17 Mar 2015 21:29

Publisher DOI:

10.1016/j.sleep.2012.02.013

PubMed ID:

22541810

Web of Science ID:

000306304700031

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/15122 (FactScience: 222323)

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