Van der knaap disease, a megalencephalic leukoencephalopathy
Megalencephalic leukoencephalopathy (MLC) with subcortical cysts is a rare disease first described by van der Knaap et al, in 1995. Megalencephalic leukoencephalopathy with subcortical cysts is a relatively new entity of neurodegenerative disorder characterized by infantile onset macrocephaly, cerebral leucoencephalopathy and mild neurological symptoms and an extremely slow course of functional deterioration
Case submitted by Dr Mitesh Gupta.
Van der knaap disease, a megalencephalic leukoencephalopathy Reviewed by Sumer Sethi on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 Rating: