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Published: September 2012

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Alterations of the Cerebral White Matter in a Middle-Aged Patient with Turner Syndrome: An MRI Study

Tanji H.a · Nakajima K.b · Wada M.a · Kato T.a

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aDepartment of Neurology, Hematology, Metabolism, Endocrinology and Diabetology (DNHMED), Yamagata University School of Medicine, and bDepartment of Internal Medicine, Tendo City Hospital, Yamagata, Japan

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Haruko Tanji, MD

Department of Neurology, Hematology, Metabolism, Endocrinology and

Diabetology (DNHMED), Yamagata University School of Medicine2-2-2 Iida-Nishi, Yamagata 990-9585 (Japan)

Tel. +81 23 628 5316, E-Mail t.haruko@med.id.yamagata-u.ac.jp

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A 52-year-old woman with intellectual disability was admitted to the hospital due to pneumonia. MRI of her brain showed diffuse hyperintensities on T2-weighted and fluid attenuated inversion recovery images in the bilateral cerebral white matter. Laboratory examination revealed sustained high levels of serum KL-6. Karyotyping revealed partial monosomy of the X chromosome. This is the first case showing diffuse white matter lesions in the brain, and sustained high levels of serum KL-6 in Turner syndrome.

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Abstract of Published: September 2012

Published online: September 26, 2012
Issue release date: September – December

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eISSN: 1662-680X (Online)

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