Sign Up for a Free Account

This is an image preview.
Start a Free Account
to view the full image.

  • Nearly 3,000 illustrations, including video clips of neurologic disorders.

  • Every article is reviewed by our esteemed Editorial Board for accuracy and currency.

  • Full spectrum of neurology in 1,200 comprehensive articles.

MELAS cytotoxic edema

A 3-year-old girl with mitochondrial encephalomyopathy, lactic acidosis, and stroke-like episodes (MELAS) experiences cytotoxic edema over the left posterior head region after an episode of status epilepticus, mimicking a left posterior cerebral artery infarction. (Contributed by Dr. Brian Appavu.)

Related Media