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Indian Pediatr. 2007 May;44(5):378-9.

Hemifacial seizures and cerebellar tumor: a rare co-existence.

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  • 1Department of Neurosciences, Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children, Parel, Mumbai, India. kamatshilpa@yahoo.com

Abstract

We report a 4-year-old boy with multiple daily episodes of abnormal eye movements, hemifacial spasms. Neuro-imaging revealed a cerebellar tumor. We believe that this association constitutes a rare but important syndrome of epilepsy characterized by seizures of cerebellar origin.

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