Magnetic resonance imaging findings of two sisters with Van der Knaap leukoencephalopathy

Koray Koç, Plnar Koç, Kamil Karaali, Nihal Olgaç Dündar, Utku Şenol, Arzu Canan

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Abstract

Megalencephalic leukoencephalopathy with subcortical cysts, or Van der Knaap leukoencephalopathy, is a rare disease which is characterised by macrocephaly and neurological disorders with autosomal recessive inheritance. Magnetic resonance imaging is very helpful for determining distinctive findings and distinguishing other diseases. We present the radiological findings of two sisters (aged 6 and 10 years) diagnosed with Van der Knaap leukoencephalopathy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)519-522
Number of pages4
JournalNeuroradiology Journal
Volume28
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2015
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Leukoencephalopathy
  • magnetic resonance imaging
  • Van der Knaap disease

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology

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