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  Kearns-Sayre Syndrome: Case Report [Turk J Neurol]
Turk J Neurol. 1995; 1(1): 32-35

Kearns-Sayre Syndrome: Case Report

Babürhan GÜLDİKEN1, Ufuk UTKU1, Ersin TAN2, Nurgül AYDIN1
1Trakya Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Nöroloji ABD
2Hacettepe Üniverersitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Nöroloji Anabilim Dalı, ANKARA

The mitochondrial encephalomyopathies caused by a disorder in the mitochondrial DNAstructure are rare multisystem diseases. MERRF (myoclonic epilepsi, ragged-red fibers),MELAS ( mitochondrial ensefalomyopathy, lactic acidosis, stroke-like episodes) and KSS(kearus-Sayre Syndrome) are the well known mitochondrial encepbalomyopathies. Thereare limited reports about their neuroradiological findings. In Kearns-Sayre Syndrome hasalganglionic calcifications are often seen in CT, but only in a few case reports hyperintenslesions in the brain stem, cerebellum and diencephalic stuctures on T2- weighted MR images are demonstrated. In this study we discussed a KSS patient with his clinical, MRI and pathological findings.

Keywords: Kearns-Sayre Syndrome - MRl - CT


Babürhan GÜLDİKEN, Ufuk UTKU, Ersin TAN, Nurgül AYDIN. Kearns-Sayre Syndrome: Case Report. Turk J Neurol. 1995; 1(1): 32-35

Corresponding Author: Babürhan GÜLDİKEN


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