Is the brain biopsy obligatory or not for the diagnosis of Schilder's disease? Review of the literature

Yilmaz Y., Kocaman C., Karabagli H., Ozek M.

CHILDS NERVOUS SYSTEM, vol.24, no.1, pp.3-6, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00381-007-0411-9
  • Title of Journal : CHILDS NERVOUS SYSTEM
  • Page Numbers: pp.3-6


Background Schilder's myelinoclastic diffuse sclerosis (Schilder's disease) is a rare demyelinating disorder. Clinical features and neuroimaging findings of this disease might mimic an intra-cranial mass lesion including an abscess or a tumour.