Małgorzata Bilska

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PURPOSE Subependymal giant cell astrocytoma (SEGA) is a brain tumor associated with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC). It usually grows in a second decade of life, but may develop in the first months of life. The aim of this work was to establish the incidence, clinical features, and outcome of congenital SEGA in TSC patients. METHODS Cohort of 452 TSC(More)
BACKGROUND Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic demyelinating disease of the central nervous system that affects mainly young adults, but can occur also in children and adolescents. The pathogenesis of MS is still not fully understood and chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency (CCSVI) was suggested to be implicated in MS. Although there is no strong(More)
Alexander's disease is a rare and fatal disorder of the central nervous system. It may appear at any age so three forms are delineated: infantile, juvenile and adult form. Alexander's disease inescapably leads to psychomotor retardation, progressive loss of nervous functions and characteristic changes in neuroimaging studies. The authors present a case of a(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of our study was to determine the prevalence of spinal cord lesions revealed by magnetic resonance (MR) imaging in children and adolescents with clinically definite multiple sclerosis (MS). MATERIAL AND METHODS We retrospectively evaluated the spinal cord magnetic resonance examinations in a group of MS patients consisting of 58(More)
PURPOSE The aim of the study is to present MRI examinations of the brain and spinal cord, performed in girls with acute severe neurological presentation of paraneoplastic syndrome associated with ovarian teratomas. Paraneoplastic neurological syndrome (PNS) is a rare disorder caused by remote effects of malignancy in different organs. The pathogenesis of(More)
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