Corticospinal tract involvement in a patient with 3-HMG coenzyme A lyase deficiency.

@article{Ylmaz2006CorticospinalTI,
  title={Corticospinal tract involvement in a patient with 3-HMG coenzyme A lyase deficiency.},
  author={Y{\"u}ksel Y{\'y}lmaz and Nihal Ozdemir and Gazanfer Ekinci and Tolunay Baykal and Canan Kocaman},
  journal={Pediatric neurology},
  year={2006},
  volume={35 2},
  pages={139-41}
}
3-Hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A lyase deficiency, an inborn error of ketone body synthesis and leucine degradation, is a rare disorder. There are few reports demonstrating clinical and neuroradiologic findings of this condition. This report describes a 3.5-year-old previously healthy male who was admitted with complex partial seizures and was diagnosed as having 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A lyase deficiency. The patient's previous medical history was unremarkable. His development… CONTINUE READING