Poststreptococcal dystonia with bilateral striatal enlargement: MR imaging and spectroscopic findings

A. Tuba Karagulle Kendi, C. Krenzel, F. W. Ott, J. R. Brace, S. K. Norberg, S. A. Kieffer

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Isolated bilateral striatal necrosis is an abnormality of the basal ganglia associated with acute dystonia in children. This report describes the development of dystonic movements in a 7-year-old male patient 2 weeks after streptococcal pharyngitis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1276-1278
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology
Issue number7
StatePublished - Aug 1 2008


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology

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