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Neuroradiology

, Volume 41, Issue 2, pp 134–136 | Cite as

Leukoencephalopathy complicating an Ommaya reservoir and chemotherapy

  • J. A. Stone
  • M. Castillo
  • S. K. Mukherji
DIAGNOSTIC NEURORADIOLOGY

Abstract

We describe the imaging findings in an unusual case of biopsy-proven, methotrexate-induced leukoencephalopathy complicating a malfunctioning Ommaya reservoir in a patient with lymphoma.

Key words Demyelination Methotrexate Magnetic resonance imaging Ommaya reservoir 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. A. Stone
    • 1
  • M. Castillo
    • 1
  • S. K. Mukherji
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiology, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill, CBF 7510, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7510, USA Tel.: + 1-9 19-9 66-30 85 Fax: + 1-9 19-9 66-19 94 e-mail: jeff_stone@med.unc.eduUS

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