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4 Possible Causes for Basal Ganglia Lucencies

  • Meningitis

    Poor prognosis has been associated with enhancing basal exudates and periventricular lucency. 53 64 Magnetic resonance imaging has increased sensitivity in detecting the distribution[dx.doi.org] ganglia are the most commonly affected region.[dx.doi.org] […] children hydrocephalus is almost always present after 6 weeks of illness. 63 Infarcts are seen on CT in 28%, with 83% occurring in the middle cerebral artery territory. 53 The basal[dx.doi.org]

  • Lactic Acidosis

    ganglia lucencies Mitochondrial encephalomyopathy with lactic acidosis and stroke‐like episodes (MELAS) Stroke‐like episodes before age 40 years Seizures and/or dementia[dx.doi.org] ganglia lucencies Abnormal electroretinogram Sensorimotor neuropathy Pearson Syndome Sideroblastic anaemia of childhood Pancytopenia Exocrine pancreatic failure Renal tubular[dx.doi.org] […] onset 24 years Dystonia Cardiac pre‐excitation syndromes Leigh syndrome (LS) Subacute relapsing encephalopathy with cerebellar and brain‐stem signs presenting during infancy Basal[dx.doi.org]

  • Proximal Myopathy with Extrapyramidal Signs

    ganglia lucencies Maternal lineage history of neurologic disease, Leigh syndrome, or increased spontaneous abortions Infantile myopathy and lactic acidosis (fatal and nonfatal[neupsykey.com] ganglia lucencies Abnormal electroretinogram Sensorimotor neuropathy Myoclonic epilepsy with ragged-red fibers ( MERRF ) Myoclonus Seizures Cerebellar ataxia Myopathy Dementia[neupsykey.com] Hypoparathyroidism Dementia Neurogenic weakness with ataxia and retinitis pigmentosa ( NARP ) Late-childhood or adultonset peripheral neuropathy Ataxia Pigmentary retinopathy Basal[neupsykey.com]

  • MERRF Syndrome

    Leigh syndrome Subacute relapsing encephalopathy Cerebellar and brain stem signs Infantile onset Basal ganglia lucencies Maternal history of neurologic disease or Leigh syndrome[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] NARP Late-childhood or adult-onset peripheral neuropathy Ataxia Pigmentary retinopathy Basal ganglia lucencies Abnormal electroretinogram Sensorimotor neuropathy MELAS Stroke-like[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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