TITLE

Lhermitte–Duclos disease

AUTHOR(S)
Li Jun Qian; Jian Rong Xu; Lu Ying Zheng
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Mar2010, Vol. 81 Issue 3, p255
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
48406924

 

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