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An Unusual Masquerader of Progressive Myoclonic Epilepsy

  • Shivan Kesavan
  • Lokesh SainiEmail author
  • Priyanka Madaan
  • Sumeet R. Dhawan
  • Jitendra K. Sahu
  • Kirti Gupta
  • Paramjit Singh
  • Sushant Sahoo
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Notes

Acknowledgements

Authors thank the parents for images and adding to the literature.

Authors’ Contribution

SK, PM, SRD: Literature review, and preparation of initial draft of manuscript; KG: Provided inputs for histopathology images; PS: Provided inputs for neuroradiology images; SS: Involved in neurosurgical management and stereotactic biopsy; LS, JKS: Critical review of manuscript for important intellectual content. All authors were involved in patient management and approved the final version for publication. JKS is the guarantor for this paper.

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Consent

Written informed consent was obtained from the parents.

Conflict of Interest

None.

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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Pediatric Neurology Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics CentrePost Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER)ChandigarhIndia
  2. 2.Department of HistopathologyPGIMERChandigarhIndia
  3. 3.Department of NeuroradiologyPGIMERChandigarhIndia
  4. 4.Department of NeurosurgeryPGIMERChandigarhIndia

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