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Vision Loss and Symmetric Basal Ganglia Lesions in Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy.

TitleVision Loss and Symmetric Basal Ganglia Lesions in Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2017
AuthorsMercuri MA, White H, Oliveira C
JournalJ Neuroophthalmol
Volume37
Issue4
Pagination411-413
Date Published2017 12
ISSN1536-5166
KeywordsAdult, Basal Ganglia, Blindness, Disease Progression, Female, Humans, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Optic Atrophy, Hereditary, Leber, Optic Chiasm, Optic Nerve, Visual Acuity
Abstract

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.

DOI10.1097/WNO.0000000000000524
Alternate JournalJ Neuroophthalmol
PubMed ID28459737

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