The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 80, Issue 2, pp 157–159 | Cite as

MRI in H1N1 Encephalitis

  • Parveen Gulati
  • Lalita Saini
  • Amit Jawa
  • Chandan J. DasEmail author
Clinical Brief


Novel influenza A (H1N1) virus has been largely associated with respiratory complications. The exact frequency of neurological complications is not known, but are more common in children. There are very few reports of MRI findings in H1N1 encephalitis and none from India. The authors report MRI findings in an infant with H1N1 encephalitis. The diagnosis was made based on history, viral serological tests and imaging findings.


Encephalitis H1N1 MRI 



The authors thank Harbansh Bhatia, Senior MR technologist of Dr. Gulati’s Imaging Institute, New Delhi-16, for his help in performing the scan.

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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Parveen Gulati
    • 1
  • Lalita Saini
    • 1
  • Amit Jawa
    • 1
  • Chandan J. Das
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyGulati Imaging InstituteNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyAll India Institute of Medical SciencesNewDelhiIndia

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