Evolution of cortical metabolic abnormalities and their clinical correlates in Sturge-Weber syndrome.

@article{Juhsz2007EvolutionOC,
  title={Evolution of cortical metabolic abnormalities and their clinical correlates in Sturge-Weber syndrome.},
  author={Csaba Juh{\'a}sz and Carlos E. A. Batista and Diane C. Chugani and Otto Muzik and Harry T. Chugani},
  journal={European journal of paediatric neurology : EJPN : official journal of the European Paediatric Neurology Society},
  year={2007},
  volume={11 5},
  pages={277-84}
}
BACKGROUND The natural course of Sturge-Weber syndrome (SWS) is poorly understood, although neurological symptoms are often progressive. AIMS To track longitudinal changes in brain glucose metabolism measured with positron emission tomography (PET) and their relation to clinical changes during the early course of SWS. METHODS Fourteen children (age 3 months to 3.9 years at enrollment) with SWS and unilateral leptomeningeal angioma underwent two consecutive glucose metabolism PET scans with… CONTINUE READING

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