Maple syrup urine disease (MSUD) is an autosomal recessive metabolic disorder caused by an inborn failure to catabolize branched-chain amino acids. We report a case of a newborn boy with MSUD. The diffusion-weighted MR imaging is more sensitive than T2-weighted imaging in showing extent of brain edema. Early diagnosis and treatment of this baby achieve a good outcome.
|頁（從 - 到）||181-184|
|期刊||Chinese Journal of Radiology|
|出版狀態||已發佈 - 六月 2003|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging