Unusual brain lesion in a case of restrictive anorexia nervosa

Emilio Franzoni, C. Garone, G. G. Salerno, M. Monti, J. Sarajlija, M. C. Colonnelli, A. Errani, V. Francia, B. Bernardi

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Clinical features and magnetic resonance imaging findings in an adolescent presenting restrictive anorexia nervosa. This first report on an ischaemic lesion in anorexia nervosa demonstrates the importance of brain magnetic resonance imaging in order to demonstrate brain sufferance and to understand how cerebral tissue responds to blood flow drop in anorexia nervosa.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)236-238
Number of pages3
JournalItalian Journal of Pediatrics
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2007


  • Anorexia nervosa
  • Brain lesion
  • MRI
  • Multisystemic organ failure (MOF)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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