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

Academic Article


  • 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.
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  • Karagulle Kendi AT; Krenzel C; Ott FW; Brace JR; Norberg SK; Kieffer SA
  • Start Page

  • 1276
  • End Page

  • 1278
  • Volume

  • 29
  • Issue

  • 7