Leigh disease

Case contributed by Dr M Venkatesh

Presentation

Delayed milestones

Patient Data

Age: 18 months
Gender: Male
CT

Bilateral symmetrical hypodensities in bilateral basal ganglia and head of caudate nuclei suggestive of leigh disease.

Case Discussion

Differential diagnosis: hypoxia which gives similar appearance but history of delayed milestones gives the diagnostic clue.

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Case information

rID: 28863
Published: 14th Mar 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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