Varicella-Zoster Virus: One Pathogen With Multifaceted Imaging and Clinical Manifestations Influenced by Varied Pathophysiologic Mechanisms of Dissemination
Learning Objective: Describe the epidemiology and pathologic processes responsible for the multifaceted imaging findings and affected clinical populations associated with VZV reactivation.
Keywords: ADC = apparent diffusion coefficient; CNS = central nervous system; CSF = cerebrospinal fluid; CTA = CT arteriography; CTV = CT venography; DNA = deoxyribonucleic acid; DWI = diffusion-weighted imaging; FDA = U.S. Food and Drug Administration; FLAIR = fluid attenuated inversion recovery; HIV = human immunodeficiency virus; Ig = immunoglobulin; MRV = MR venography; PCR = polymerase chain reaction; RNA = ribonucleic acid; SNHL = sensory neural hearing loss; T2 TSE = T2-weighted turbo spin echo; VZV = varicella-zoster virus
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2017-02-01
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