MRI and diffusion-weighted imaging followup of a stroke-like event in a patient with MELAS

@article{StoquartElSankari2008MRIAD,
  title={MRI and diffusion-weighted imaging followup of a stroke-like event in a patient with MELAS},
  author={Dr. S. Stoquart-ElSankari and Pierre Lehmann and Bertille Perin and Catherine Gondry-Jouet and Olivier Godefroy},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
  year={2008},
  volume={255},
  pages={1593-1595}
}
JO N 2968 milial medical history reported maternal diabetes mellitus, deafness, renal and thyroid dysfunction, and partial epilepsy in her uncle. Cerebral computed tomography (CT) at admission showed basal ganglia calcifications and bilateral temporal hypodensities. Conventional MRI of the brain showed bilateral temporal FLAIR hyperintensities (Fig. 1) and MR angiography excluded stenostic lesion and cerebral venous thrombosis. Biological investigation showed elevation of lactate and pyruvate… CONTINUE READING