DOI: 10.1002/ccr3.8472 ISSN: 2050-0904

A small frontal lobe cavernoma presenting with headache mimicking migraine and complex focal seizure: A case report

Prakriti Adhikari, Anil Nepali, Amit Shah, Shailes Paudel, Prakriti Bhandari, Prakash Nepali
  • General Medicine

Key Clinical Message

Cavernoma, or cerebral cavernous angioma, are hamartomatous lesions formed by sinusoidal vascular spaces without cerebral parenchyma in between. Cavernoma is a rare disorder that is diagnosed infrequently and incidentally, so it is called incidentaloma. However, cavernoma can present with seizures, headaches, and other focal neurological deficits, with seizures being the most frequent presentation. Cavernoma is angiographically concealed, and it's diagnosis is challenging. So, the cavernoma is diagnosed based on an MRI. We present the rare case of a patient who presented with a complex focal seizure and migraine‐like headache caused by a small frontal lobe cavernoma.

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