Adult-onset Alexander’s disease mimicking degenerative disease

Omar Ahmad*, Dominic Brock Rowe

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    Abstract

    Adult-onset Alexander’s disease is a rare leukodystrophy that can present later in life in a variety of ways, often mimicking more common neurodegenerative conditions. We present two cases with novel mutations, diagnosed from their characteristic MR scan findings. Even in much older people, clinicians should have a high clinical suspicion if there are typical imaging findings.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)393-395
    Number of pages3
    JournalPractical Neurology
    Volume15
    Issue number5
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2015

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