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Developmental changes of radiological findings in Fukuyama-type congenital muscular dystrophy.
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PMID:  20571791     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Fukuyama-type congenital muscular dystrophy (FCMD) is characterized by congenital muscular dystrophy and associated with neuropathological anomalies. However, the issue of whether the radiological findings of white-matter lesions represent delayed myelination, demyelination or other problems remains controversial. We present serial radiological findings, including MR spectroscopy (MRS), in a child with FCMD. These findings indicate a correlation between the imaging abnormalities and the choline/creatine ratio, suggesting the possible usefulness of MRS in addition to MRI for following FCMD patients.
Authors:
Zenichiro Kato; Masahiro Morimoto; Kenji E Orii; Tomomi Kato; Naomi Kondo
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-06-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric radiology     Volume:  40 Suppl 1     ISSN:  1432-1998     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Radiol     Publication Date:  2010 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0365332     Medline TA:  Pediatr Radiol     Country:  Germany    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  S127-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA. zen-k@gifu-u.ac.jp
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