Leber's optic neuropathy associated with disseminated white matter disease: a case report and review.

@article{Perez2009LebersON,
  title={Leber's optic neuropathy associated with disseminated white matter disease: a case report and review.},
  author={Florian Perez and O. Anne and Sabrina Debruxelles and Patrice M{\'e}n{\'e}gon and Virginie Lambrecq and Didier Lacombe and M. L. Martin-Negrier and Bruno Brochet and Cyril Goizet},
  journal={Clinical neurology and neurosurgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={111 1},
  pages={83-6}
}
Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON), a mitochondrial disease, is clinically characterized by a bilateral subacute loss of central vision consecutive to optic nerve involvement. In some cases of LHON, neurological features are reported including multiple sclerosis-like (MSL) phenotype. We report one additional male patient displaying LHON-MSL associated with the prevalent G11778A mutation and review the cases with expendable data published so far in the literature. We discuss the… CONTINUE READING

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