Incidental Findings and Normal Anatomical Variants on Brain MRI in Children for Primary Headaches

Lauren Doyle Strauss, Beth Anne Cavanaugh, Ethan Sung Eun Yun, Randolph W. Evans

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Abstract

When MRI scans of the brain are obtained for evaluation of primary headaches in children, incidental findings and anatomical variants are commonly present. After a review of the prevalence, 11 types are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1601-1609
Number of pages9
JournalHeadache
Volume57
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2017

Keywords

  • MRI of the brain
  • anatomical variants
  • benign enlargement of subarachnoid spaces in infancy
  • cortical dysplasia
  • headache
  • heterotopia
  • incidental findings
  • pediatric headache
  • periatrial cyst
  • periventricular leukomalacia
  • pituitary enlargement

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology

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