Cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis (van Bogaert-Scherer-Epstein disease): CT and MR findings.

  title={Cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis (van Bogaert-Scherer-Epstein disease): CT and MR findings.},
  author={Maria Teresa Dotti and Antonio Federico and Enrico Signorini and Nevia Caputo and C. Delogu S. Ragazzini G. Venturi and Giuseppe Filosomi and Gian Carlo Guazzi},
  journal={AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology},
  volume={15 9},
PURPOSE To describe the CT and MR findings in the brain and spinal cord of patients with cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis and to seek possible correlations between clinical, biochemical (cholestanol levels), and neuroimaging findings. METHODS Ten patients with well-defined clinical and biochemical diagnoses of cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis were examined. Brain CT was performed in eight cases. In all patients MR was obtained using spin-echo and gradient-echo sequences. In eight patients spine… CONTINUE READING
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