|Title||Vision Loss and Symmetric Basal Ganglia Lesions in Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2017|
|Authors||Mercuri MA, White H, Oliveira C|
|Date Published||2017 12|
|Keywords||Adult, Basal Ganglia, Blindness, Disease Progression, Female, Humans, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Optic Atrophy, Hereditary, Leber, Optic Chiasm, Optic Nerve, Visual Acuity|
A 30-year-old woman with progressive vision loss was found to have asymptomatic, bilateral, and symmetric basal ganglia lesions on MRI and was later diagnosed with Leber hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON). The rare occurrence of basal ganglia changes on MRI in patients with LHON is discussed.
|Alternate Journal||J Neuroophthalmol|