Angiography

Abstract

We report here the MR, CT, and cerebral angiographic picture of a patient with Fabry disease recently admitted to our institution. Although the clinical literature is quite rich [1-6) , the neuroradiologic literature [7) seems deficient; to our knowledge, no case studied by MR has been reported previously. Case Report A 22-year-old, nondiabetic man presented with a history of an acute onset of diplopia, nausea, vomiting, and dizziness 12 hr before admission. At the age of 12 years, he had undergone surgery for a blocked right femoral artery. At age 21, he had experienced a dysphasic episode associated with gait disturbance and falling to the right; this episode resolved within 5 days. Three months before the present episode, he was admitted to hospital for right-sided weak-ness. During this admission, he was found to have chronic renal failure; a kidney biopsy revealed findings compatible with Fabr

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