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Hyperintensities in bimesial temporal and dorsal pontomesencephalic regions in eastern equine encephalitis (MRI)

Axial FLAIR image from a brain MRI scan of a 13-year-old boy with eastern equine encephalitis on hospital day 2 showing abnormal T2 hyperintense regions of the bimesial temporal regions (thick arrows) with accompanying abnormal T2 hyperintense regions of the dorsal pontomesencephalic regions (thin arrows). (Source: Silverman MA, Misasi J, Smole S, et al. Eastern equine encephalitis in children, Massachusetts and New Hampshire, USA, 1970-2010. Emerg Infect Dis 2013;19[2]:194-201. Public domain.)