Familial Hemiplegic Migraine with Prolonged Coma and Cerebellar Atrophy: CACNA1A T666M Mutation in a Korean Family

@inproceedings{Choi2012FamilialHM,
  title={Familial Hemiplegic Migraine with Prolonged Coma and Cerebellar Atrophy: CACNA1A T666M Mutation in a Korean Family},
  author={Kyung-ho Choi and Jang Su Kim and Seo-young Lee and Suk-won Ryu and Sam Su Kim and Seung-Hwan Lee and Sunghun Kim and Hee-Kwon Park},
  booktitle={Journal of Korean medical science},
  year={2012}
}
We report the first Korean patient with familial hemiplegic migraine type 1, with clinical and multimodal imaging findings. A 43-yr-old man was admitted for right hemianopia and aphasia, followed by coma. MRI showed only cerebellar atrophy. CT angiography showed mild vasodilation of intracranial blood vessels and increased vascularity in the left hemisphere and perfusion-weighted imaging showed elevated cerebral blood flow. Gene analysis of the patient and his mother led to the identification… CONTINUE READING

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