Life threatening focal status epilepticus due to occult cortical dysplasia.
What does CD stand for?
CD stands for Cortical Dysplasia (congenital abnormality)
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CORTICAL DYSPLASIA Cortical dysplasia, an often epileptogenic lesion, (25) consists of a focal or diffuse abnormality of the cerebral cortex and often involves underlying white matter.
9) Focal cortical dysplasia Focal cortical dysplasia is the result of abnormal migration of neurons to the cerebral cortical cell layers.
Doctors diagnosed cortical dysplasia, which has struck the left side of her brain, causing seizures.
Surgeons also operate on children with cortical dysplasia (dis-PLAY-zhuh), or irregular brain development, and Sturge-Weber syndrome (abnormal blood-vessel formation that causes one side of the brain to shrink).
In this context, ictal rCBF SPECT may have useful clinical applications but may be technically challenging when seizures are short, as is particularly common in frontal lobe epilepsy and in children who have infantile spasms that are associated with multifocal cortical dysplasia.
Neuroimaging revealed enlarged ventricles with small periventricular calcifications, cortical dysplasia with polymicrogyria, and periventricular hypodensity.