Zellweger syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Presentation

A baby boy with hypotonia, and craniofacial dysmorphism. Two siblings died with ? Zellweger syndrome.

Patient Data

Age: Baby
Gender: Male
MRI

Polymicrogyria at the perisylvian and perirolandic regions with germinolytic cysts seen at the head of the left caudate nucleus posteriorly.

X-ray

Zellweger Syndrome

 

Ultrasound

Multiple small cysts are seen at the head of the left caudate nucleus .

Case Discussion

A baby boy with hypotonia, and craniofacial dysmorphism. Two siblings died with ? Zellweger syndrome.
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Case information

rID: 8409
Published: 29th Jan 2010
Last edited: 12th Sep 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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