Intracerebral paraventricular hyperdensities: a new CT sign in Krabbe globoid cell leukodystrophy

J Inherit Metab Dis. 1987;10(1):24-7. doi: 10.1007/BF01799484.


Computer-assisted tomographic (CT) scanning showed intracranial paraventricular calcification in two out of six patients with enzymatically and/or histologically confirmed Krabbe globoid cell leukodystrophy (GLD) 1-5 months after the onset of symptoms of the disease.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Brain Diseases / diagnostic imaging
  • Calcinosis / diagnostic imaging
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Leukodystrophy, Globoid Cell / diagnostic imaging*
  • Male
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed*