Wilson disease

Case contributed by Dr Elshan Abdullayev

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Headaches and speaking problems.

Patient Data

Age: 17
Gender: Male
MRI

On MRI images seen T2, FLAIR hyperintensity in medulla oblangata, pons, both thalami and putamen, and the caudate nuclei. 

Additionally an cavum septum pellucidum and cavum vergae.

Case Discussion

Most likely diagnosis is Wilson disease (proven by biochemical tests).

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Case information

rID: 48328
Published: 5th Oct 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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