A magnetic resonance imaging finding in children with cerebral palsy: Symmetrical central tegmental tract hyperintensity

Derinkuyu B. E., Ozmen E., Akmaz-Unlu H., Altinbas N. K., Gurkas E., Boyunaga O.

BRAIN & DEVELOPMENT, vol.39, no.3, pp.211-217, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.braindev.2016.10.004
  • Journal Name: BRAIN & DEVELOPMENT
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.211-217
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Central tegmental tract is an extrapyramidal tract between red nucleus and inferior olivary nucleus which is located in the tegmentum pontis bilaterally and symmetrically. The etiology of the presence of central tegmental tract hyperintensity on MRI is unclear.