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Focal cortical dysplasia: a case report and review


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Author Details : Pramod Kumar Berwal, Chhavi Souparna, Niranjan Nagaraj, Tara Chand Saini

Volume : 2, Issue : 2, Year : 2016

Article Page : 51-52


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Abstract

Focal cortical dysplasia (FCDs) are increasingly diagnosed as a cause of symptomatic focal epilepsy in pediatric patients.A 7-year-old boy presented with intractable partial epilepsy since 3 years.Electroencephalography (EEG) shows no abnormality. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of Brain revealed mild thickening of cortex with loss of gyral pattern in left temporal region, Possibility of focal cortical deficit. Patient follow up was done for 1 year. Seizure was controlled with two anticonvulsant like sodium valproate and phenytoin.

Keywords:
Seizure, Focal cortical dysplasia, MRI, Anti convulsant

How to cite : Berwal P K, Souparna C, Nagaraj N, Saini T C, Focal cortical dysplasia: a case report and review. IP Indian J Neurosci 2016;2(2):51-52

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