Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis (Weston-Hurst syndrome) in a patient with relapse-remitting multiple sclerosis

@inproceedings{Yildiz2015AcuteHL,
  title={Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis (Weston-Hurst syndrome) in a patient with relapse-remitting multiple sclerosis},
  author={{\"O}zlem Kayim Yildiz and Refik Pul and Peter Raab and Christian Hartmann and Thomas Skripuletz and Martin Stangel},
  booktitle={Journal of Neuroinflammation},
  year={2015}
}
Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis is a fulminant demyelinating disease and commonly considered as a rare and severe variant of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis. Here, we report the clinical, magnetic resonance imaging, and brain biopsy findings of a 35-year-old female with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, who developed acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed symmetrical hemorrhagic lesions in the basal ganglia including the thalami. Disease… CONTINUE READING
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