Hemiatrophy of the brain: a report of two cases

  • Ram Kumar Shrestha Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital . Maharajganj, Kathmandu , Nepal.


Hemiatrophy of the brain is the radiological finding, in the patients with seizure and/or mental retardation and hemiparesis, usually due to insult to developing brain in fetal and early childhood. Other imaging feature is the compensatory osseous hyperplasia. This condition, also known as Dyke-Davidoff-Masson Syndrome is a rare entity and we report two such cases

Author Biography

Ram Kumar Shrestha, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital . Maharajganj, Kathmandu , Nepal.
Department of Surgery Institute of Medicine,


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How to Cite
SHRESTHA, Ram Kumar. Hemiatrophy of the brain: a report of two cases. J Soc Surg Nep, [S.l.], v. 18, n. 1, aug. 2016. ISSN 2392-4772. Available at: <https://jssn.org.np/index.php?journal=jssn&page=article&op=view&path%5B%5D=196>. Date accessed: 01 dec. 2023.
Case Reports


Hemiatrophy; Dyke-Davidoff-Masson Syndrome; Seizure