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BACKGROUND The authors have previously used [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) PET to identify a reproducible pattern of regional glucose metabolism that was expressed in both manifesting and nonmanifesting carriers of the DYT1 primary dystonia mutation. OBJECTIVE To identify specific regions that discriminated subjects according to clinical penetrance and(More)
A new rat model associated with cerebral arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) was developed to study the effect of chronic cerebral hypoperfusion on cognitive function and neuronal plasticity in rats. Aged-matched animals comprised a control group. Three months after surgery, Morris water waze test was performed to evaluate the cognitive function in rats.(More)
BACKGROUND Striking cerebral white matter abnormalities involving supratentorial regions seen on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans have been described in patients with vitamin B12 deficiency. Severe involvement of infratentorial structures with partial reversibility has not been previously documented. OBSERVATION A 54-year-old man experienced severe(More)
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