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Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 36, Issue 1, pp 61–64 | Cite as

Krabbe disease: unusual MRI findings

  • Veena A. NagarEmail author
  • Meher A. Ursekar
  • Pradeep Krishnan
  • Bhavin G. Jankharia
Case Report

Abstract

We present the MRI findings in a case of infantile-onset Krabbe disease. Enlargement of the intracranial optic nerves and cervical cord were detected in addition to more typical changes in the cerebral white matter and thalami. We also review the proton MR spectroscopic findings in Krabbe disease.

Keywords

Krabbe disease Brain Optic nerves MRI MR spectroscopy Child 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Veena A. Nagar
    • 1
    Email author
  • Meher A. Ursekar
    • 1
  • Pradeep Krishnan
    • 1
  • Bhavin G. Jankharia
    • 1
  1. 1.Jankharia Imaging CentreMumbaiIndia

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