MELAS and reversible vasoconstriction of the major cerebral arteries.

  title={MELAS and reversible vasoconstriction of the major cerebral arteries.},
  author={Takeshi Yoshida and A. Ouchi and Daisuke Miura and Kunihiro Shimoji and Kazushi Kinjo and Takeshi Sueyoshi and Manabu Jonosono and Vijay Rajput},
  journal={Internal medicine},
  volume={52 12},
  • Takeshi Yoshida, A. Ouchi, +5 authors Vijay Rajput
  • Published 2013 in Internal medicine
A 26-year-old woman was admitted due to an altered mental status and generalized tonic-clonic seizures. She had experienced chronic migraine-like headaches, progressive bilateral hearing loss, a short stature and nephrotic syndrome. Laboratory data showed elevated lactate and pyruvate levels. Brain MRI using diffusion-weighted imaging revealed a hyperintense lesion in the left temporal lobe. MR angiography revealed segmental stenosis at the C1 and M1-2 junction. A genetic study revealed a… CONTINUE READING


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