Thursday January 18th 2018

MRI in Leber’s hereditary optic neuropathy: the relationship to multiple sclerosis

Conclusions A blinded review of conventional brain MRIs shows that patients with LMS have a scan appearance indistinguishable from MS. Mitochondrial dysfunction could be a common pathophysiological pathway in the formation of white matter lesions. There appears to be a strong female influence on the radiological appearance as well as clinical development of MS in patients with LHON. (Source: Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry)

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MRI in Leber’s hereditary optic neuropathy: the relationship to multiple sclerosis

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