Leigh disease

Case contributed by Manchikanti Venkatesh
Diagnosis probable


Delayed milestones

Patient Data

Age: 18 months
Gender: Male

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


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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