Which imaging studies are helpful in the diagnosis of central nervous system (CNS) manifestations of group A streptococcal (GAS) infections?

Updated: Sep 07, 2018
  • Author: Zartash Zafar Khan, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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For CNS manifestations, such as chorea and PANDAS syndrome, modalities such as MRI or positron emission tomography (PET)/single-photon emission CT (PET/SPECT) scanning may be valuable.


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