Computed tomography in Alexander's disease

Neuroradiology. 1980;20(2):103-6. doi: 10.1007/BF00339556.


Two cases of biopsy-proven Alexander's disease are described with computed tomographic changes which, in our experience and on survey of the literature, have not occurred in any other condition. Such changes in a child with a progressive condition consistent with Alexander's disease. strongly support the diagnosis.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Biopsy
  • Brain / pathology
  • Diffuse Cerebral Sclerosis of Schilder / diagnostic imaging*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Male
  • Syndrome
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed*