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Canavan Disease

Smith ABS - MedPix (2014)

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Canavan Disease

History: 2 y.o. girl whose parents noted irritability in early neonatal course. This improved by 5 months of age when patient was noted to be hypotonic. She was also diagnosed in infancy with cortical blindness and has developmentally delay. Head size noted to be large.

Findings: Diffuse, symmetric involvement of cerebral white matter Subcortical white matter preferentially affected early No contrast enhancement MRS: Elevation of Naa

Ddx: Alexander disease Canavan disease Metachromatic leukodystrophy

Dxhow: Imaging and physical exam

Exam: Macrocephay

No MeSH data available.


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Canavan Disease

Smith ABS - MedPix (2014)

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View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Canavan Disease

History: 2 y.o. girl whose parents noted irritability in early neonatal course. This improved by 5 months of age when patient was noted to be hypotonic. She was also diagnosed in infancy with cortical blindness and has developmentally delay. Head size noted to be large.

Findings: Diffuse, symmetric involvement of cerebral white matter Subcortical white matter preferentially affected early No contrast enhancement MRS: Elevation of Naa

Ddx: Alexander disease Canavan disease Metachromatic leukodystrophy

Dxhow: Imaging and physical exam

Exam: Macrocephay

No MeSH data available.