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What does NAA stand for?

NAA stands for N-Acetyl Aspartate (prominent peak in proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy)

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5) However, contrast enhancement does not occur in Canavan disease, and the typical raised N-acetyl aspartate (NAA) peak on MR spectroscopy was absent in our patient.
Increases in mean childhood blood lead levels were associated with a decrease in N-acetyl aspartate, creatine, and phos-phocreatine levels in the basal ganglia; decreased choline (Cho) concentrations in the cerebellar hemisphere; decreased glutamate and glutamine (GLX) levels in the vermis; decreased Cho and GLX concentrations in parietal white matter; and decreased Cho concentrations in frontal white-matter.