White Matter Disorders

Common Name(s)

White Matter Disorders

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "White Matter Disorders" for support, advocacy or research.

The Stennis Foundation

Raising awareness of the Leukodystrophies, and raising funds for Leukodystrophies research.

Last Updated: 14 Jan 2013

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Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "White Matter Disorders" for support, advocacy or research.

The Stennis Foundation

Raising awareness of the Leukodystrophies, and raising funds for Leukodystrophies research.

http://www.stennisfoundation.org

Last Updated: 14 Jan 2013

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

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The terms "White Matter Disorders" returned 19 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Common white matter microstructure alterations in pediatric motor and attention disorders.
 

Author(s): Lisa Marie Langevin, Frank P Macmaster, Susan Crawford, Catherine Lebel, Deborah Dewey

Journal: J. Pediatr.. 2014 May;164(5):1157-1164.e1.

 

To characterize white matter alterations in children with isolated or concurrent developmental coordination disorder and/or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) compared with typically-developing controls, and to determine whether group differences on motor and attention ...

Last Updated: 18 Apr 2014

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Maturational differences in thalamocortical white matter microstructure and auditory evoked response latencies in autism spectrum disorders.
 

Author(s): Timothy P L Roberts, Matthew R Lanza, John Dell, Saba Qasmieh, Katherine Hines, Lisa Blaskey, Deborah M Zarnow, Susan E Levy, J Christopher Edgar, Jeffrey I Berman

Journal: Brain Res.. 2013 Nov;1537():79-85.

 

White matter diffusion anisotropy in the acoustic radiations was characterized as a function of development in autistic and typically developing children. Auditory-evoked neuromagnetic fields were also recorded from the same individuals and the latency of the left and right middle ...

Last Updated: 4 Nov 2013

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Assessment of global and regional diffusion changes along white matter tracts in parkinsonian disorders by MR tractography.
 

Author(s): Yulia Surova, Filip Szczepankiewicz, Jimmy Lätt, Markus Nilsson, Bengt Eriksson, Alexander Leemans, Oskar Hansson, Danielle van Westen, Christer Nilsson

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The aim of the study was to determine the usefulness of diffusion tensor tractography (DTT) in parkinsonian disorders using a recently developed method for normalization of diffusion data and tract size along white matter tracts. Furthermore, the use of DTT in selected white matter ...

Last Updated: 20 Jun 2013

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "White Matter Disorders" returned 7 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

White matter volume in alcohol use disorders: a meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Mollie A Monnig, J Scott Tonigan, Ronald A Yeo, Robert J Thoma, Barbara S McCrady

Journal: Addict Biol. 2013 May;18(3):581-92.

 

Atrophy of brain white matter (WM) often is considered a signature injury of alcohol use disorders (AUDs). However, investigations into AUD-related changes in WM volume have yielded complex findings that are difficult to synthesize in a narrative review. The objective of this study ...

Last Updated: 11 Apr 2013

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White matter development in adolescence: the influence of puberty and implications for affective disorders.
 

Author(s): Cecile D Ladouceur, Jiska S Peper, Eveline A Crone, Ronald E Dahl

Journal: Dev Cogn Neurosci. 2012 Jan;2(1):36-54.

 

There have been rapid advances in understanding a broad range of changes in brain structure and function during adolescence, and a growing interest in identifying which of these neurodevelopmental changes are directly linked with pubertal maturation—at least in part because of their ...

Last Updated: 6 Aug 2012

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[White matter in developmental disorders].
 

Author(s): Ana Guinea-Hidalgo, Javier Tirapu-Ustárroz

Journal: Rev Neurol. 2011 Sep;53(6):361-71.

 

The white matter is the main connection between different regions of the brain and helps them to work in a unified, coordinated way. Diffusion tensor imaging is an ideal technique with which to study it in order to detect the degree of integrity of these fibres. Nowadays, they are ...

Last Updated: 6 Sep 2011

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

The Nosology and Etiology of Leukodystrophies of Unknown Causes
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Leukodystrophy; Leukoencephalopathy

 

Last Updated: 11 Nov 2014

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White Matter Pathology in Parkinson's Disease (PD)
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: White Matter Lesions; Postural Instability Gait Disorders

 

Last Updated: 24 Dec 2009

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MRS and DTI of White Matter in Alzheimer's Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Alzheimer's Disease; Vascular Dementia

 

Last Updated: 20 Dec 2005

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