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Sharmi Biswas MBBS

Sharmi Biswas MBBS

Physician, ECFMG certified, Residency applicant 2023, Volunteer research assistant, observer at Cornell,COVID contact tracer at CDC Canada, Research coordinator

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    Acute Hemorrhagic Leukoencephalitis

    Also known as Weston-Hurst syndrome most commonly affects the cerebrum followed by the cerebellum, brain stem, or spinal cord. As its pathogenesis involves progressive hemorrhagic demyelination of white matter, MRI is considered the diagnostic test of choice to detect any diffuse edema, confluent lesions, or petechial hemorrhage. Failure to provide early treatment will result in a poor prognosis or even death in a few days.