Adult-onset leukoencephalopathy with calcifications associated with primary antiphospholipid syndrome

Salsano, E.; Chiapparini, I.; Finocchiaro, C.; Pareyson, D.; Savoiardo, M.
November 2008
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Nov2008, Vol. 79 Issue 11, p1215
Academic Journal
The article presents a study of a 32-year-old woman who was admitted in the hospital for behavioral changes and mild gait difficulty. A cerebral white matter (WM) calcification was shown in the brain tomography. An absence of flow-void phenomenon in the internal cerebral veins (ICVs) was revealed in the re-evaluation of the magnetic resonance imaging. The author suggests that an investigation for possible venous stagnation should be done for patients with antiphospholipid syndrome.


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