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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Anmol Pitliya, M.B.B.S. M.D.[2]

Overview

Single photon emission computed tomography is one of the major other imaging modalities of Lyme disease. In Lyme patients, cerebral hypoperfusion of frontal subcortical and cortical structures has been found.

Other Imaging Findings

Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT)

References

  1. Sumiya H, Kobayashi K, Mizukoshi C; et al. (1997). "Brain perfusion SPECT in Lyme neuroborreliosis". J. Nucl. Med. 38 (7): 1120–2. PMID 9225802.
  2. Logigian EL, Johnson KA, Kijewski MF; et al. (1997). "Reversible cerebral hypoperfusion in Lyme encephalopathy". Neurology. 49 (6): 1661–70. PMID 9409364.
  3. Fallon BA, Das S, Plutchok JJ, Tager F, Liegner K, Van Heertum R (1997). "Functional brain imaging and neuropsychological testing in Lyme disease". Clin. Infect. Dis. 25 Suppl 1: S57–63. PMID 9233666.

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