Maple syrup urine disease: findings on CT and MR scans of the brain in 10 infants.

  title={Maple syrup urine disease: findings on CT and MR scans of the brain in 10 infants.},
  author={J O Brismar and Aida I Al Aqeel and G Brismar and Robert Coates and Generoso G. Gascon and Pinar T. Ozand},
  journal={AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology},
  volume={11 6},
Ten infants with classical maple syrup urine disease (MSUD) and two with variant MSUD had a total of 26 CT scans and 13 MR examinations of the brain during different stages of their disease. We found that inter- and intrapatient analyses of CT and MR findings at times ranging from 3 days to 7 months were typical enough to suggest the MSUD diagnosis. Imaging studies showed the natural course of the disease and, in a few cases, illustrated the effects of therapy. CT scans typically are negative… CONTINUE READING


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