Noninvasive CT diagnosis of infantile Alexander disease: Pathologic correlation

Barbara L. Trommer, Thomas P. Naidich, Mauro C. Dal Canto, David G. McLone, Marianne B. Larsen

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Abstract

Noninvasive computed tomography provided the initial, accurate diagnosis of a necropsy-proven case of infantile Alexander disease, demonstrated serial changes in the intensity and distribution of leukodystrophy, and documented a progressive alteration of brain density from abnormally high attenuation to abnormally low attenuation as the disease advanced.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)509-516
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Computer Assisted Tomography
Volume7
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1983
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Alexander disease
  • Brain, disease
  • Computed tomography
  • Infants
  • Leukodystrophy

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