Leigh disease

Case contributed by Frank Gaillard
Diagnosis almost certain

Patient Data

Age: 2 years
Gender: Female

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.


High T2 signal is seen in dorsal pon (involving the facial colliculi) and the midbrain. 

Case Discussion

Unfortunately, this is a case I collected years ago while on fellowship and I have no additional clinical information other than knowing that the diagnosis of Leigh disease had been established. 

It should be noted that a variety of patterns of involvement are recognized. 

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