Suresh Chidambaram Thirunavukarasu

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Cortical 'clefts' (schizencephaly) and cortical 'bumps' (polymicrogyria) are malformations arising due to defects in postmigrational development of neurons. They are frequently encountered together, with schizencephalic clefts being lined by polymicrogyria. We present the case of an eight-year-old boy who presented with seizures. Imaging revealed closed lip(More)
DESCRIPTION A 7-month-old male child (patient 1) was referred for a CT of the brain for evaluation of macroceph-aly. His head circumference was 48 cm (>95th centile). He was otherwise normal and his developmental milestones were normal for age. The CT showed enlarged subarachnoid spaces in the frontal and temporal lobes (figure 1). A chronic subdural(More)
Bilateral temporal and frontal lobe involvement is a common characteristic of herpes simplex encephalitis (HSE). Clinical sequelae of herpes simplex encephalitis may manifest sometimes as Kluver Bucy syndrome (KBS). In herpes simplex encephalitis, apart from frontal lobe, extra temporal involvement is rare and uncommon. We report a case of HSE manifesting(More)
DESCRIPTION A 30-year-old man presented with generalised status epilepticus. Initial brain CT was normal (figure 1). His generalised seizures were controlled with antiepileptics. However, he continued to have left focal seizures. An MRI was performed showing diffuse T2 hyperintensity, oedema and high signal on diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) with(More)
Intramedullary tuberculoma (IMT) is a rare form of spinal tuberculosis. IMT has an incidence of 2 cases per 2000 cases of central nervous system tuberculosis. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can be helpful for diagnosing IMT at an early stage and it is also very useful in follow-up. Three stages of IMT have been described in MRI based on the evolution of(More)
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