Galactosemia ct scan

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CT Scan of the brain is useful in galactosemia.

CT Scan

CT scan of the brain may show diffuse cerebral edema. Although it resolves with treatment, it may persist longer within the white matter, along with transient bilateral pyramidal tract signs[1].


  1. Belman AL, Moshe SL, Zimmerman RD (1986). "Computed tomographic demonstration of cerebral edema in a child with galactosemia". Pediatrics. 78 (4): 606–9. PMID 3763268.