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Título: Non-progressive leukoencephalopathy with bilateral temporal cysts
Autor: Gomes, A
Vieira, J
Saldanha, J
Palavras-chave: Infecções por citomegalovirus
Doenças desmielinizantes
Cytomegalovirus infections
Demyelinating diseases
Data: 2001
Editora: Saunders
Citação: Eur J Paediatr Neurol. 2001;5(3):121-5
Resumo: We report two cases of a peculiar leukoencephalopathy with temporal cysts. Both patients have a non-progressive neurological disorder with mental retardation, microcephaly and sensorineural deafness although clinical differences between them may reflect a different aetiology. The metabolic disorders with white matter involvement and the recently described leukoencephalopathies (Van Der Knaap disease, 'vanishing white matter disease') were excluded based on clinical, biologic and imaging findings. Cytomegalovirus infection is a likely possibility in the first case although the magnetic resonance imaging picture is only partially similar to previously reported cases. Our patients are strikingly similar to the patients reported by Deonna et al. and Olivier et al. We discuss the clinical and imaging findings in our patients and the differential diagnosis considering the known disorders of the white matter in childhood.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.10/677
ISSN: 1090-3798
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