Dyke-Davidoff-Masson Syndrome in the Philippines: A Case Series

Christine C. Sia and Mina N. Astejada

Department of Neurosciences, College of Medicine and
Philippine General Hospital, University of the Philippines Manila

Dyke-Davidoff-Masson Syndrome (DDMS) is a rare condition characterized by seizures, contralateral hemiparesis or hemiplegia and mental retardation. The radiological features are cerebral hemiatrophy and associated compensatory bony alterations. The etiology of this syndrome may be classified as congenital or primary and acquired or secondary. We report four cases of Dyke-Davidoff-Masson Syndrome in the Philippines.

Key Words: Dyke-Davidoff-Masson Syndrome, hemiatrophy, hemiplegia, seizure, case series