Summary of Leukodystrophy
Flashcards on Leukodystrophy
Leukodystrophy is associated with degeneration of the (white/grey) matter of the central nervous system.
Questions on Leukodystrophy
A 3-year-old girl is brought to her pediatrician's office by her father because of difficulty talking and swallowing for the past month. She has an extensive history of seizures and developmental delay. Physical examination shows spasticity of the lower extremities. A magnetic resonance imaging study is done showing white matter changes and abnormalities within the brain stem and thalamus. Which of the following best explains this patient's symptoms?