Case report of a soldier with primary blast brain injury

Neuroimage. 2009 Aug;47 Suppl 2:T152-3. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2009.01.060. Epub 2009 Feb 10.


Primary blast injury of the central nervous system is described in a service-member exposed to a large ordinance explosion. Neuroimaging abnormalities are described together with normalization of the fractional anisotrophy on diffusion tensor imaging after follow-up imaging studies.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Anisotropy
  • Blast Injuries / pathology*
  • Bombs*
  • Brain Injuries / etiology
  • Brain Injuries / pathology*
  • Diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Middle Aged
  • Military Personnel