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Hemolytic-uremic syndrome with involvement of basal ganglia and cerebellum.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10569213     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Hemolytic-uremic syndrome is a microangiopathy often associated with neurologic symptoms. Several patients with persistent lesions in cerebrum and basal ganglia have been reported. We present two children with bilateral basal ganglia and additional unilateral cerebellar lesions in magnetic resonance imaging. These resolved completely in one child. In the other child there were still residuals after 11 weeks. The neurologic symptoms of both improved after several therapeutic plasma exchanges and disappeared after months.
A Hager; M Staudt; B Klare; H G von Einsiedel; I Krägeloh-Mann
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neuropediatrics     Volume:  30     ISSN:  0174-304X     ISO Abbreviation:  Neuropediatrics     Publication Date:  1999 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-12-14     Completed Date:  1999-12-14     Revised Date:  2008-01-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8101187     Medline TA:  Neuropediatrics     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  210-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Kinderklinik der TU München, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Basal Ganglia / pathology
Basal Ganglia Diseases / diagnosis*
Cerebellar Diseases / diagnosis*
Cerebellum / pathology
Child, Preschool
Dominance, Cerebral / physiology
Follow-Up Studies
Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome / diagnosis*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging*
Neurologic Examination

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