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MELAS

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female
MRI

Very extensive white matter high T2 signal with striking age-inappropriate volume loss and ex-vacuo dilatation of the lateral ventricles. 

Case Discussion

This patient went on to have the diagnosis of MELAS established. 

Case courtesy of Bob Cook, MD. Western Memorial Regional Hospital Corner Brook, Newfoundland.

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Case information

rID: 9520
Published: 26th Apr 2010
Last edited: 15th Aug 2020
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