MR imaging of Dejerine-Sottas disease

Daniel D. Maki, David M. Yousem, Celeste Corcoran, Steven L. Galetta

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Abstract

We report the MR findings in two patients with clinically and histologically proved Dejerine-Sottas disease. One patient had spinal involvement with multiple thickened and clumped nerve roots of the cauda equina; the second had multiple enlarged and enhancing cranial nerves. Although these findings are not specific for Dejerine-Sottas disease, they are suggestive of the diagnosis, which is further corroborated with history and confirmed with sural nerve biopsy and laboratory studies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)378-380
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology
Volume20
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology

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    Maki, D. D., Yousem, D. M., Corcoran, C., & Galetta, S. L. (1999). MR imaging of Dejerine-Sottas disease. American Journal of Neuroradiology, 20(3), 378-380.