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Meningioangiomatosis: an uncommon cause of focal epilepsy with characteristic neuroimaging and neuropathology
  1. Kunle Oyedokun1,2,
  2. Maha ME Agabna3,
  3. Anil Israni4 and
  4. Daniel du Plessis5
  1. 1Paediatrics, Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust, Southport, UK
  2. 2Paediatric Neurology, Alder Hey Children's Hospital, Liverpool, Merseyside, UK
  3. 3Alder Hey Children's Hospital, Paediatric Neurology Alder Hey Children Hospital, Liverpool, UK
  4. 4Paediatric Neurology, Paediatric Neurology Alder Hey Children Hospital, Liverpool, UK
  5. 5Neuropathology, Greater Manchester Neurosciences Centre, Salford, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Kunle Oyedokun; kunlesurgy2002{at}yahoo.com

Abstract

A 3-year-old boy presented with acute onset of prolonged right sided focal seizures with secondary generalisation. The investigation findings were suggestive of a neoplastic process more than an inflammatory process. Decision to perform brain biopsy from the lesion to establish the precise nature of lesion was undertaken.

  • epilepsy and seizures
  • neurooncology
  • neurology
  • paediatrics

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  • Contributors KO and AI conceived idea of the case report. KO did the initial draft. DdP produced the histological slides and did a report on the slides. MMEA collated the images and contributed to final version of the manuscript. AI supervised the project.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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