MR findings of Werdnig-Hoffmann disease in two infants

Chen Fang Hsu, Cheng Yu Chen, Yeang Seng Yuh, Yuan Hao Chen, Yaw Ton Hsu, Robert A. Zimmerman

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We report two infants with Werdnig-Hoffmann disease diagnosed by means of spinal MR imaging, histopathologic examination of muscle biopsy specimens, cloned DNA analysis, electrophysiological examination, and clinical history. The MR findings were consistent with previous histopathologic reports.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)550-552
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1998
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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Hsu, C. F., Chen, C. Y., Yuh, Y. S., Chen, Y. H., Hsu, Y. T., & Zimmerman, R. A. (1998). MR findings of Werdnig-Hoffmann disease in two infants. American Journal of Neuroradiology, 19(3), 550-552.