Leigh syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Varun Babu

Presentation

Known case of Leigh syndrome on follow up

Patient Data

Age: 2 years
Gender: Female
CT

Symmetric hypoattenuation and volume loss of bilateral putamen, right caudate. Symmetric atrophy of bilateral superior frontal lobes. Myelination is normal for age. Rest of the supratentorial neuroparenchyma, brain stem and cerebellum are normal. 

Case Discussion

Findings typical of mitochondrial encephalopathy. 

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