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Facial hemangioma and cerebral corticovascular dysplasia: a syndrome associated with epilepsy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12654977     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The authors performed imaging studies in two children with epilepsy and congenital facial hemangioma. The first patient had dysplastic pericallosal arteries and frontal polymicrogyria. In the second patient, dysplastic arteries and dysplastic cortex lined the interhemispheric fissure, the dysplastic cortex bridging across the midline, which resulted in holoprosencephaly. Abnormal cortical development may underlie epilepsy in children with facial hemangioma.
Authors:
A Aeby; R Guerrini; P David; G Rodesch; C Raybaud; P Van Bogaert
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurology     Volume:  60     ISSN:  1526-632X     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurology     Publication Date:  2003 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-03-25     Completed Date:  2004-01-12     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401060     Medline TA:  Neurology     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1030-2     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Departments of Pediatric Neurology, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Hôpital Erasme, Brussels, Belgium.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Brain / embryology
Cerebral Arteries / abnormalities*,  pathology
Child
Corpus Callosum / abnormalities,  blood supply*
Dilatation, Pathologic / etiology
Epilepsy / etiology*
Face / embryology
Facial Neoplasms / congenital*
Female
Frontal Lobe / abnormalities*,  pathology
Hemangioma / congenital*
Humans
Paresis / etiology*
Parietal Lobe / abnormalities*,  pathology
Syndrome
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
Neurology. 2003 Nov 25;61(10):1461; author reply 1461   [PMID:  14638990 ]

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