John Libbey Eurotext

Subtotal hemispherotomy for late-onset spasms after anti-myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein antibody-positive acute haemorrhagic leukoencephalitis Volume 23, issue 6, December 2021

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Authors
1 Division of Pediatric Neurology, Children's Medical Center, Osaka City General Hospital, Osaka, Japan
2 Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children's Medical Center, Osaka City General Hospital, Osaka, Japan
3 Department of Neurosurgery, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
4 Department of Pediatrics, National Epilepsy Center, NHO Shizuoka Institute of Epilepsy and Neurological Disorders, Urushiyama, Shizuoka, Japan
5 Division of Neurology, Saitama Children's Medical Center, Saitama, Japan
6 Department of Brain Development and Neural Regeneration, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, Japan
* Correspondence: Naohiro Yamamoto Division of Pediatric Neurology, Children's Medical Center, Osaka City General Hospital 2-13-22 Miyakojima-hondori Miyakojima-ku Osaka-City, Osaka, 534-0021, Japan

Acute haemorrhagic leukoencephalitis (AHLE) is an acquired demyelinating disease first reported by Hurst in 1941 that generally develops after infection or vaccination. Its course is rapidly progressive, and diagnosis is based on the collation of clinical symptoms and imaging and histological findings [1, 2]. Few studies have reported cases of paediatric AHLE, and the neurological prognosis of surviving patients remains unclear. We herein report a case of anti-myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein [...]