A case report on a Dyke Davidoff Masson syndrome with right hemisphere involvement

Seshree Chetty

Abstract


Dyke Davidoff Masson syndrome (DDMS) is a rare condition characterised by seizures, contralateral hemiparesis, mental retardation, behavioural and learning disabilities. It is characterised according to congenital and acquired groups. Either of the hemispheres can be affected in males and females. It more prevalent in males, and left hemisphere involvement is more frequent. This case report describes Dyke Davidoff Masson syndrome with right hemisphere involvement in a female patient. The patient’s clinical history, radiological findings, the epidemiology and treatment for DDMS are discussed.


Keywords


Seizures, calvarial thickening, cerebral hemi-atrophy

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The South African Radiographer | ISSN 0258 0241

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