Colpocephaly with seizure disorder in an adult- report of a rare case

Authors

  • Prinka Arora Assistant Professor. Department of Psychiatry, Dr.Baba Saheb Ambedkar Medical College& Hospital, Delhi
  • Mahesh Kumar Associate Professor. Department of Psychiatry, Dr.Baba Saheb Ambedkar Medical College& Hospital, Delhi.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.30834/KJP.35.1.2022.304

Abstract

Colpocephaly is a congenital abnormality in the ventricular system of the brain. It is a rare anatomic finding in the brain characterized by occipital horns that are disproportionately enlarged compared to other parts of the lateral ventricles. The radiological diagnosis is usually made in the perinatal period and early childhood. The patient usually suffers from mental retardation, seizures and delayed motor milestones in early childhood and presents other congenital anomalies like meningomyelocele. Adult cases of colpocephaly have rarely been reported. This case report describes a case of a 21 year old man who presented with epileptic seizures occurring for the last three years. Nothing significant was found on the physical and mental state examination. His EEG was unremarkable. His CT Scan revealed Colpocephaly with dysgenetic corpus callosum with intracerebral lipoma. The patient was put on antiepileptics and his epileptic seizures resolved.  

 

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Published

2022-03-03

How to Cite

Arora, P., & Mahesh, . K. (2022). Colpocephaly with seizure disorder in an adult- report of a rare case. Kerala Journal of Psychiatry, 35(1), 68–69. https://doi.org/10.30834/KJP.35.1.2022.304

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