Encephalocraniocutaneous lipomatosis

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[edit] Discussion of Encephalocraniocutaneous lipomatosis

  • Encephalocraniocutaneous Lipomatosis (ECCL) is a rare congenital neurocutaneous syndrome.
  • ECCL not inherited in a mendelian fashion.
  • ECCL is characterized by unilateral lipomas of the cranium, face, and neck, ipsilateral lipodermoids of the eye, and ipsilateral brain anomalies
  • The clinical features of ECCL overlap with other neurocutaneous syndromes.

[edit] Imaging Findings for Encephalocraniocutaneous lipomatosis

  • Enlargement of the lateral ventricle, intracranial cysts, and the atrophy of the affected cerebral hemisphere are the most constant findings.

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