Alexander disease

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Alexander disease

(Science: radiology) Dysmyelinating disease, rare, sporadic, usually presents in 1st year, gradual enlargement of head (differential diagnosis: Canavan disease), retardation, convulsion, spasticity CT findings: decreased density of white matter, frontal lobe predominance, with or without dilated lateral ventricles Diagnosis: brain biopsy