ADULT-ONSET VANISHING WHITE MATTER LEUKOENCEPHALOPATHY PRESENTING AS PSYCHOSIS

@article{Denier2007ADULTONSETVW,
  title={ADULT-ONSET VANISHING WHITE MATTER LEUKOENCEPHALOPATHY PRESENTING AS PSYCHOSIS},
  author={C. Denier and A. Orgibet and F. Roffi and E. Jouvent and C. Buhl and F. Niel and O. Boespflug-Tanguy and G. Said and D. Ducreux},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2007},
  volume={68},
  pages={1538 - 1539}
}
  • C. Denier, A. Orgibet, +6 authors D. Ducreux
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Childhood ataxia with CNS hypomyelination, also called leukoencephalopathy with vanishing white matter (CACH/VWM; OMIM 603896), is an autosomal recessive disease, defined by clinical and neuroradiologic features.1 After usually normal early development, patients aged between 2 and 5 years present with progressive cerebellar ataxia, spasticity, and a relatively mild mental impairment. Disease progression can be exacerbated during febrile illnesses or after head trauma, leading to death usually… CONTINUE READING
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