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Rwanda Medical Journal
Rwanda Health Communication Center - Rwanda Biomedical Center (RHCC - RBC)
ISSN: 2079-097X
EISSN: 2410-8626
Vol. 69, No. 1, 2012, pp. 54-56
Bioline Code: rw12017
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
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Rwanda Medical Journal, Vol. 69, No. 1, 2012, pp. 54-56

 en DYKE-DAVIDOFF-MASSON SYNDROME: A RARE IMAGING CASE
NDAHIRIWE, JB. & COOK, E.

Abstract

Cerebral hemiatrophy is not frequently encountered in clinical practice of pediatrics. In this case report, we discuss a twelve-year-old male child who presented with seizures since the age of 1 year and left-sided hemiplegia. The CT scan diagnosed the child to have Dyke-Davidoff-Masson Syndrome (DDMS).

Keywords
Cerebral; Hemiatrophy; Syndrome; Seizures

 
 fr DYKE-DAVIDOFF-MASSON SYNDROME: A RARE IMAGING CASE
NDAHIRIWE, JB. & COOK, E.

Résumé

L’hemi-atrophie cérébrale n’est pas rencontrée dans la pratique courante de la pédiatrie. Dans ce cas d’étude, nous discutons un cas d’un garçon âgé de douze ans qui a présenté des convulsions avec une hémiplegie gauche, il était âgé d’un an. La tomodensitométrie (Scanner) a demontré que l’enfant avait le Syndrome de Dyke-Davidoff-Masson (DDMS).

Mots Clés
cerebral; hemiatrophie; syndrome; convulsion

 
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