Dyke Davidoff Mason syndrome with crossed cerebellar diaschisis

Case contributed by Dr Iqbal Naseem


Patient presented with recent onset of seizures.

Patient Data

Gender: Male

CT images showing left cerebral and right cerebellar atrophy.

Also noted is left sided increased calvarial thickness. 

Case Discussion

Dyke Davidoff Mason syndrome is characterized by unilateral cerebral hemiatrophy associated with ipsilateral increased bony thickness and enlarged paranasal sinuses. Etiology being vascular insult during intranatal period.

Sometimes this syndrome is associated with contralateral cerebellar hemiatrophy known as crossed cerebellar diaschisis. 

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Case information

rID: 19627
Published: 29th Sep 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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