Late-onset globoid cell leukodystrophy mimicking an infiltrating glioma

M. A. Epstein, R. A. Zimmerman, L. B. Rorke, J. T. Sladky

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Abstract

A 3 1/2 year old girl who developed a gradual left hemiparesis and hemianopia is reported. Neuroimaging studies demonstrated an infiltrating-like high density lesion which crossed the splenium of the corpus callosum, thought to represent a glioma. Subsequent brain biopsy established the correct diagnosis of globoid cell leukodystrophy (GCL), which suggests that the radiographic appearance of late-onset GCL may mimic that of an infiltrating glioma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)131-132
Number of pages2
JournalPediatric radiology
Volume21
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 1991

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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    Epstein, M. A., Zimmerman, R. A., Rorke, L. B., & Sladky, J. T. (1991). Late-onset globoid cell leukodystrophy mimicking an infiltrating glioma. Pediatric radiology, 21(2), 131-132. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02015627