Cerebellar hypometabolism with normal structural findings in Cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis. A case report

Michele Ragno, Fabio Di Marzio, Chiara Fuccio, Luigi Pianese, Valeria Cozzolino, Terenzio Carboni, Antonio Cinti, Giordano D'Andreamatteo, Luigi Trojano, Andrea Mignarri, Gian Nicola Gallus, Maria Teresa Dotti

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Abstract

In Cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis spastic paraparesis is the most common motor sign. 18FDG PET can reveal functional impairments preceding brain anatomic alterations. 18FDG PET may be useful to detect dentate dysfunction when CTX is clinically suspected.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)221-223
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Neurology and Neurosurgery
Volume139
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2015

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Keywords

  • 18FDG PET
  • Autosomal recessive disorder
  • Cerebellum
  • Cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis
  • Spastic paraparesis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Surgery

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Ragno, M., Di Marzio, F., Fuccio, C., Pianese, L., Cozzolino, V., Carboni, T., Cinti, A., D'Andreamatteo, G., Trojano, L., Mignarri, A., Gallus, G. N., & Dotti, M. T. (2015). Cerebellar hypometabolism with normal structural findings in Cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis. A case report. Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery, 139, 221-223. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clineuro.2015.10.020