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Tim-Leukodystrophy-(America)-Posted on Nov.1st, 2017

Author Zhangqi Views Posted at 2017/11/01

Name: Tim
Sex: Male
Nationality: American
Age: 15 months
Diagnosis: 1. Leukodystrophy  2. Secondary Epilepsy
Date of Admission: March 8th, 2017
Treatment hospital/period: Wu Medical Center/14days

Before treatment:
The baby was normal when he was born, when he was 5 months old, he was given vaccine, and after that he had seizure, he was better after gardenale injections, he had some seizures after that and diagnosed with Leukodystrophy, he used medicines to anti-epileptic, he also did rehabilitation training, but his condition was the same. He has seizure now, he is unable to speak, he will be choked when drinking, he has four limbs’ and intelligence problems, he is unable to turn over or sit up.
His spirit is a little weak, his urination and defecation functions are normal.

Admission PE:
Bp: 70/40mmHg, Hr: 120/min, breathing rate: 40/min, body temperature: 37.4 degrees. Height: 71cm, weight: 7.3Kg. There is no injury or bleeding spots of his skin and mucosa. The lungs breathing sounds slightly rough, there were dry singing breathing sounds, and there were obvious wheezy phlegm by auscultation, no obvious asthmatic symptoms, The heart beat was powerful with regular cardiac rhythm, with no obvious murmur in the valves. The abdomen was soft and plate, with no masses or tenderness. His liver and spleen were normal, no edema in both lower limbs.

Nervous System Examination:
Patient was alert, could not speak. He could not cooperate the examination of the memory, orientation and calculation ability. Both pupils were equal in size and round, diameter as 3mm, react slowly to light, eyeballs can not move flexible. Bilateral forehead wrinkle and nasolabial fold are symmetrical, he could not cooperate the examinations of the cranial nerves function. His neck and back muscles power were weak, he could not roll over or sit up, the 4 limbs and trunk could not move as normal baby, there was extensor muscle tendon contraction, he had right wrist posture cramp, grasp ability was weak, he could not cooperate the examinations of lower limbs muscle power, he still could not stand or walk, the muscle tone of 4 limbs were slightly higher. Tendon reflex of 4 limbs reduced, the abdominal reflex could not be induced. Hoffmann sign of both sides were positive; sucking reflex was negative; bilateral Palm-jerk reflex was negative, the jaw reflex was negative, Babinski sign of both sides were positive. He could not cooperation the sensory system function examination, nor the cooperate movement ability examination. The meningeal irritation sign is negative.

Treatment:
After the admission, he received related examinations and diagnosed with  1. Leukodystrophy 2. Secondary Epilepsy 3. Upper respiratory infection. He received 3 neural stem cell injections and 3 mesenchymal stem cell injections to repair his damaged brain nerves, replace dead nerves with new injected stem cells, nourish nerves, regulate his immune system and improve blood circulation, with rehabilitation training.     

Post-treatment:
After 14 days’ treatment, he had better spirit, he had less seizures, the swallowing function was improved, he ate more and speak more. His muscle tone reduced also, his four limbs were powerful and flexible, the upper breathing tract infection alleviated, and his breathing function was much better.

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