Lhermitte–Duclos disease

Li Jun Qian; Jian Rong Xu; Lu Ying Zheng
March 2010
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Mar2010, Vol. 81 Issue 3, p255
Academic Journal
The article presents a case study of 38-year-old woman presented a history of a 6-month paroxysmal right occipital headache with 1-week recurrent gait ataxia and falls. It says that the patient was diagnosed with Lhermittee-Duclos disease (LLD) based on the lesion depicted through magnetic resonance (MR) imaging of the brain. It adds that the common clinical manifestations includes hydrocephalus, cerebellar dysfunction, and intracranial hypertension due to a mass effect in the posterior fossa.


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