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134 Possible Causes for Mega-Cisterna Magna, Seizure

  • Dandy-Walker Syndrome

    A 19-year-old female was referred with seizures and the Dandy-Walker syndrome. We continued the medical workup and also treated the patient with psychotherapy.[] Mega Cisterna Magna.[] The care for patients who are seizure precautionary are the following: Do not expose the child to bright lights. This can precipitate for a seizure episode.[]

  • Craniosynostosis-Dandy-Walker Malformation-Hydrocephalus Syndrome

    Butterfly frick appearance on face unclassified epileptic seizure a second seizure before the person has fully regained consciousness from the preceding seizure[] In children, other posterior fossa cysts are Dandy Walker variant, mega cisterna magna and arachnoid cyst.[] Some practitioners also include another condition, mega cisterna magna ( mega meaning large ), in the spectrum of Dandy-Walker variant.[]

  • Arachnoid Cyst

    Two patients with epileptic seizures and a temporal AC did not undergo surgery and both improved. Three patients with seizures had a convex located AC.[] magna (need to be distinguished from a mega cisterna magna ) cerebellopontine angle (need to be distinguished from an epidermoid cyst ) spinal canal (see spinal arachnoid[] Category 2: Cysts consisting of extra-axial structures, eg, arachnoid membrane or migrating ependymal cells (arachnoid cyst, arachnoid pouch, mega cisterna magna) ( Utsunomiya[]

  • Pineal Gland Cyst

    We report a new complication of intracystic hemorrhage in a large pineal gland cyst in a 40-year-old man with new onset seizures.[] I am at my wits end and would like more information of both the Pineal Cyst and the Mega Cisterna Magna. I want my head back to the way it was. Sign Up Today![] […] was once believed that smaller cysts (less than 5.0 mm) were usually asymptomatic, but for larger cysts (greater than 5.0 mm), symptoms could include headache, unexpected seizures[]

  • Subependymal Giant Cell Astrocytoma

    Tumors are also removed in cases where a patient is suffering from a high seizure burden.[] Mega cisterna magna Mega cisterna magna (see the image below) consists of an enlarged posterior fossa secondary to an enlarged cisterna magna, with a normal cerebellar vermis[] Additional benefits included: excellent seizure control, decrease in the size of cardiac rhabdomyomas, and improved quality of life.[]

  • Pyridoxine Dependency Syndrome

    A dramatic reduction in seizure frequency occurred within 72 hours, and the seizures had stopped by the fifth day following pyridoxine adniinistrarion.[] The reported neuroimaging studies showed grey and white matter atrophy, thinning of the posterior third of corpus callosum and mega cisterna magna(3).[] seizures.[]

  • Aprosencephaly and Cerebellar Dysgenesis

    Symbol Name Synonyms Organism MEHMO mental retardation, epileptic seizures, hypogonadism and -genitalism, microcephaly and obesity syndrome Homo sapiens WikiGenes edit this[] Cisterna Magna Chapter 47: Cerebellar Hypoplasia Chapter 48: Rhombencephalosynapsis Chapter 49: Vein of Galen Aneurysmal Malformation Chapter 50: Arteriovenous Fistula Chapter[] (petit mal seizure) generalized seizure characterized by abrupt cessation of ongoing activity with a blank stare and lost or impaired consciousness lasting on average 10-[]

  • Growth Delay-Hydrocephaly-Lung Hypoplasia Syndrome

    Seizures may be difficult to control.[] ., arachnoid cysts, Blake’s pouch cysts, vermian hypoplasia, mega cisterna magna) that look like Dandy-Walker malformation on ultrasound tests.[] Related symptoms: Autosomal recessive inheritance Intellectual disability Seizures Global developmental delay Cognitive impairment SOURCES: OMIM UMLS MONDO MESH GARD More[]

  • Acquired Porencephaly

    Most cases present with hemiparesis, seizures, and lethargy.[] The differential diagnosis of a posterior fossa include, arachnoid cysts, Dandy-Walker malformation, and mega cisterna magna.[] Patients with severe cases of porencephaly suffer epileptic seizures and developmental delays, whereas patients with a mild case of porencephaly display little to no seizures[]

  • Central Nervous System Cyst

    […] brain Rupture of nerves around the cyst Weakness in specific parts of the body controlled by the cyst-infected brain region Inflammation Hydrocephalus Brainstem hemorrhage Seizures[] Wu YC, Fang JS, Lee KF et al (2003) Prenatal diagnosis of occipital encephalocele, mega-cisterna magna, mesomelic shortening and clubfeet associated with pure tetrasomy 20p[] This is rated as major seizures.[]

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