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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 55-58

Acquired Dyke-Davidoff-Masson syndrome (DDMS)


1 Department of Psychiatry, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, Haryana and Punjab, India
2 Department of Psychiatry, Maharishi Markandeshwar Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Ambala, Haryana, India
3 Department of Radiology, Maharishi Markandeshwar Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Ambala, Haryana, India

Correspondence Address:
Jitender Aneja
Department of Psychiatry, Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector-32, Chandigarh, Haryana and Punjab
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2349-4220.159155

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Dyke-Davidoff-Masson syndrome (DDMS) is characterized by cerebral hemiatrophy, contralateral hemiplegia, skull and facial asymmetries, seizures, and mental retardation. We present a case of acquired DDMS following meningoencephalitis. The patient experienced recurrent seizures, had profound sensorineural deafness, aphasia, mental retardation, and severe behavioral abnormalities. The neuroimaging showed classical features of DDMS.


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