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A 2-year-old boy meeting the criteria for autistic disorder was diagnosed 2 years later with a visual agnosia characterised by a combination of certain aspects of associative and apperceptive agnosia. MRI then revealed a severe encephalomalacia of the right temporal lobe and bilateral temporo-occipital areas. This association is discussed in terms of a(More)
We report two patients with transient visual symptoms after an acute illness (hypoglycemia and head trauma) who went on to develop a progressive neurodegenerative disease (adrenoleukodystrophy). This report supports the suggestion that environmental factors play a role in the initial expression of the disease and reviews atypical visual manifestations of(More)
Ultrasound appears to be a promising tool for assessment of the state of the dura in patients suffering from a diastatic skull fracture. Our goal is to identify patients who are at a high risk of developing the complications associated with this type of fracture as early as possible in order to keep the neurosurgical repair as simple as possible.
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