This is a six year old boy with history of measles and neurological complaints. Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) is a progressive, slow virus infection of the brain, caused by the measles virus, attacking children and young adults. In the early period, lesions are in the grey matter and subcortical white matter. They are asymmetrical and had a predilection for the posterior parts of the hemispheres.
SSPE-MRI Reviewed by Sumer Sethi on Wednesday, October 21, 2009 Rating: