Wilson disease

Case contributed by Dr Paresh K Desai

Presentation

Worsening gait and cerebellar signs

Patient Data

Age: 6 years
MRI

Diffuse T2 hyperintensities and restricted DWI signal of the pons with extension into the middle cerebellar peduncles. Also similar increased T2 signal of the symmetric basal ganglia, including the caudate nuclei, putamina, as well as the ventrolateral thalami, without the restriction of diffusion.

Case Discussion

Typical CNS appearances of Wilson disease, which was proven.

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Case information

rID: 12107
Published: 21st Oct 2010
Last edited: 26th Nov 2019
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