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548 Possible Causes for Occipital Encephalocele, 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.[] It is rare for Dandy-Walker syndrome to occur together with occipital encephalocele.[] A young boy presented with mental retardation and seizures with extensive hairy naevi.[]

  • Encephalocele

    In Case 2, with a large encephalocele and a 5-year history of refractory seizures, surgical disconnection of the temporal pole successfully abolished seizures without any[] This is the first case report of the association of an occipital encephalocele with a rare vascular tumor, i.e. papillary intralymphatic angioendothelioma.[] The authors report a clinical case of an 80-year-old woman with primary occipital encephalocele on the right side and that was affected by trauma and presented liquor fistula[]

  • 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[] There was history of excision of occipital encephalocele and insertion of a ventriculo-peritoneal shunt at birth.[] KNOBLOCH SYNDROME 1; KNO1 Is also known as kno, retinal detachment and occipital encephalocele;knobloch-layer syndrome; retinal detachment-occipital encephalocele syndrome[]

  • Meningioma

    These types of posterior fossa meningiomas can cause headaches, seizures, and difficulty walking.[] We present a case of an adult woman with CSF rhinorrhea following resection of an occipital meningioma.[] Few studies focus on seizure outcomes after resections of meningiomas.[]

  • Subependymal Giant Cell Astrocytoma

    Tumors are also removed in cases where a patient is suffering from a high seizure burden.[] encephalocele ), or a failure of some nerve cells ( neurons ) to migrate to their proper location in the brain during development.[] encephalocele (7%) [3] Microcephaly Dermoid cysts Malformation of the cerebellar folia (25%) Malformation of the inferior olivary nucleus Hamartoma of the tuber cinereum[]

  • Congenital Muscular Dystrophy

    The aim of our study was to evaluate the incidence of seizure in CMD.[] Occipital encephalocele can also occur.[] Occipital encephalocele and Dandy Walker cyst may be present. The eye anomalies involve both anterior and posterior chambers with retinal detachment and blindness.[]

  • Hypothalamic Hamartoma

    seizures.[] encephalocele 0002085 Postaxial hand polydactyly Extra little finger Extra pinkie finger Extra pinky finger [ more ] 0001162 Pulmonary hypoplasia Small lung Underdeveloped[] Six patients (67%) were seizure-free after surgery.[]

  • Lissencephaly

    It is to consider lissencephaly in the diagnosis of developmental delay with seizure disorder as many patients may be diagnosed as cerebral palsy.[] (a) Axial US image of the cranium in an 18-week fetus shows an encephalocele (arrow) that protrudes through an occipital bone defect.[] Seizures may be particularly problematic but anticonvulsant medications can help.[]

  • Occipital Encephalocele

    This patient presented later in life with complaints of headache and seizure.[] Two children with giant occipital encephaloceles with herniation of significant brain parenchyma into the encephalocele sac were managed with expansile cranioplasty and reconstruction[] Occipital encephaloceles are the most frequent type in North America and Western Europe, where about 85% of encephaloceles take this form.[]

  • Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis

    Seizure severity did not vary by sex or genotype. Seizures showed mild worsening with increasing age.[] encephalocele Occipital horn syndrome Occipital malformations of cortical development Occipital MCD Occipital pachygyria and polymicrogyria Occlusive infantile arteriopathy[] The symptoms appeared in two young adult siblings, and included progressive retinopathy, recurrent generalized seizures, moderate ataxia, and subtle cognitive dysfunction.[]

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