Executive dysfunction in delayed radiation-induced leukoencephalopathy

Henri-Bhargava, Alexandre; Freedman, Morris
September 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/6/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 12, p1401
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the case of a 52-year-old woman diagnosed with delayed radiation-induced leukoencephalopathy. It says that the woman was subjected to set a clock, and she exhibited impaired memory, naming and comprehension, and executive dysfunction. It states that she underwent surgery and whole-brain radiotherapy thirty years earlier. It mentions that her condition may be related to radiation dosage, chemotherapy use, and age during her radiotherapy.


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