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Congenital bilateral perisylvian syndrome : a rare cause of epilepsy

Authors:Congenital bilateral perisylvian syndrome MRI epilepsy speech
Int J Biol Med Res. 2016; 7(3): 5675-5676  |  PDF File

Abstract

:Congenital bilateral perisylvian syndrome (CBPS) is an entity proven or diagnosed on basis of neuroimaging in the form of MRi (Magnetic Resonance Imaging). Cases with classical triad of fascio- masticatory diplegia , epilepsy and mental retardation has been seen . We report a case of a 6 years old male child on intermittent treatment for seizures since 6 months presenting to us with abnormal movement , recurrent spitting and drooling of saliva with slurring of speech . Diagnosed on MRI with involvement of perisylvian location in temporal lobe. The etiology of epilepsy was justified and symptomatically treated.