Bilateral wallerian degeneration of the middle cerebellar peduncles due to unilateral pontine infarction.

Abstract

We report the case of a patient with bilateral and symmetrical T2 hyperintensities of the middle cerebellar peduncles. She had a history of left pontine infarction 8 months before. This was attributed to bilateral Wallerian degeneration. MR Spectroscopy showed decreased N-acetyl aspartate/Creatine (NAA/Cr) ratio in the cerebellar peduncles as well as in the whole cerebellum. We hypothesize that this could reflect neuronal degeneration following a stroke.

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@article{Mejdoubi2006BilateralWD, title={Bilateral wallerian degeneration of the middle cerebellar peduncles due to unilateral pontine infarction.}, author={M Mejdoubi and I Catalaa and C Cognard and C Manelfe}, journal={Journal of neuroradiology. Journal de neuroradiologie}, year={2006}, volume={33 4}, pages={263-5} }