Metachromatic leukodystrophy (infantile type)

Case contributed by Dr Aneesh km

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Two year old child with neuronal regression

Patient Data

Age: 2 years
Gender: Female
Modality: MRI

Diffuse confluent periventricular and deep white matter increased T2 signal intensities with sparing of subcortical U fibers, predominantly in the bilateral parietal region. Linear hypointense signals also noted in the white matter giving tigroid appearance.

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Case Information

rID: 16976
Case created: 6th Mar 2012
Last edited: 2nd Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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