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Neuroradiology

, Volume 37, Issue 7, pp 549–550 | Cite as

A case of membranous lipodystrophy (Nasu-Hakola disease) with unique MRI findings

  • N. Motohashi
  • M. Shinohara
  • K. Shioe
  • H. Fukuzawa
  • Y. Akiyama
  • T. Kariya
Diagnostic Neuroradiology

Abstract

We report a biopsy-proven case of membranous lipodystrophy with cranial CT and MRI findings.

Key words

Membranous lipodystrophy Nasu-Hakola disease Brain iron 

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Motohashi
    • 1
    • 3
  • M. Shinohara
    • 1
  • K. Shioe
    • 1
  • H. Fukuzawa
    • 1
  • Y. Akiyama
    • 2
  • T. Kariya
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeuropsychiatryYamanashi Medical CollegeYamanashiJapan
  2. 2.Hanazono HospitalYamanashiJapan
  3. 3.Department of PsychiatryNational Center Hospital for Mental, Nervous and Muscular DisordersKodaira TokyoJapan

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