Furthermore, symmetric signal abnormalities of bilateral MCPs might also be apparent in other clinical conditions including Wilson disease, hepatic encephalopathy, extrapontine myelinolysis, acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, leukodystrophy, olivopontocerebellar atrophy, spinocerebellar degeneration
, toluene abuse, adrenoleukodystrophy, alcoholic liver disease, hypoglycemic coma, and progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy.,,, Although these lesions are rare, clinicians still need to carefully identify them using clinical and laboratory investigations combined with imaging findings to prevent misdiagnosis.
She had been left paralysed from the neck down, unable to move her arms and legs due to a condition called spinocerebellar degeneration
. Two weeks after the operation, the prosthesis was connected and the woman embarked on 14 weeks of training -- but on only the second day, she was able to move the limb through mind power.