Cerebral leukoencephalopathy with calcifications and cysts operated for signs of increased intracranial pressure: case report.

@article{Daliolu2009CerebralLW,
  title={Cerebral leukoencephalopathy with calcifications and cysts operated for signs of increased intracranial pressure: case report.},
  author={Ergun Dağlioğlu and Fikret Ergungor and Hatice G{\"u}l Hatipoğlu and Onder Hilmi Okay and Ali Deniz Dalgic and Gurdal Orhan and Tuba Dilay Kokenek Unal},
  journal={Surgical neurology},
  year={2009},
  volume={72 2},
  pages={177-81}
}
BACKGROUND Association of leukoencephalopathy with calcifications and cysts is extremely rare. It should be differentiated from FD or bilateral striopallidodentate calcinosis and astrocytoma. Yet, there are many other clinical syndromes featuring bilateral symmetric cerebral calcifications. Neuroradiologic and histopathologic findings are more helpful than clinical picture in differentiating these 3 entities from each other. CASE DESCRIPTION We report a sporadic case operated for signs of… CONTINUE READING