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.
Departments of Neurology (MAM, HW) and Ophthalmology (CO), Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York.
Address correspondence to Cristiano Oliveira, MD, 1305 York Avenue 11th Floor, New York, NY 10021; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Supported by a Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) unrestricted grant to the Weill Cornell Department of Ophthalmology.
The authors report no conflicts of interest.