Epilepsy and cranial hemangioma in Lowe syndrome
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We present a case of a young male diagnosed with Lowe syndrome and recent tonic–clonic seizures due to an intracranial capillary hemangioma of the skull.
Considered the strong association between OCRL and epilepsy, a patient presenting seizures could be considered a syndromic case, with no need of further investigations. So, secondary causes have always to be considered and a complete diagnostic path must be routed.
To our knowledge, there have been no published reports of intracranial and extradural tumor associated with this syndrome.
A 19-year-old male patient was diagnosed with Lowe syndrome in childhood. He developed all the typical features of the syndrome and presented at Emergency Room (ER) with generalized tonic–clonic seizures.
Several months earlier he developed an isolated tonic–clonic seizure. No more investigations were requested at that time.
Emergent CT scan showed a grossly skull thickening in right temporo-parietal region, the mass was...
KeywordsOculocerebrorenal Seizures Tumor Lowe syndrome
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