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Vision Loss and Symmetric Basal Ganglia Lesions in Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy.

Mercuri, Matthew A. MD; White, Halina MD; Oliveira, Cristiano MD
Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology: Post Author Corrections: April 28, 2017
doi: 10.1097/WNO.0000000000000524
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A 30-year-old woman with progressive vision loss was found to have asymptomatic, bilateral, and symmetric basal ganglia lesions on MRI and was later diagnosed with Leber hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON). The rare occurrence of basal ganglia changes on MRI in patients with LHON is discussed.

(C) 2017 by North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society