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Year : 2001  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 213-214
Radiological quiz-neuroradiology

Department of Radiology, SCEIMNT, Thiruvananthapuram, India

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Parameswaran B K, Gupta A K, Joseph S, Kapilamoorthy T R, Thomas B. Radiological quiz-neuroradiology. Indian J Radiol Imaging 2001;11:213-4

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Parameswaran B K, Gupta A K, Joseph S, Kapilamoorthy T R, Thomas B. Radiological quiz-neuroradiology. Indian J Radiol Imaging [serial online] 2001 [cited 2020 Dec 5];11:213-4. Available from:
A nineteen-year-old boy presented with dystonia, slowly progressing since the age of 5 years. On examination, the patient was depressed and had dystonia and tremors. He had no cranial nerve palsies and his fundi were normal. Hematological examination was normal with no acanthocytosis. MRI was performed [Figure - 1],[Figure - 2].

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