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Kimmerle Anomaly and Drop Attacks in Adolescent

1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Castelli Hospital, Italy

2Department of Radiology, Castelli Hospital Verbania, Italy

3Department of Pediatric Neurology, Castelli Hospital Verbania, Italy

4Department of Pediatric Neurology, ASL Novara, Italy

5Department of Pediatrics and Neonatology Castelli Hospital Verbania, Italy


American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2015, Vol. 3 No. 8, 255-256
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-3-8-9
Copyright © 2015 Science and Education Publishing

Cite this paper:
Enrico Finale, Mauro Martinetti, Fabrizio La Rocca, Fulvio Guccione, Andrea Guala. Kimmerle Anomaly and Drop Attacks in Adolescent. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2015; 3(8):255-256. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-3-8-9.

Correspondence to: Andrea  Guala, Department of Pediatrics and Neonatology Castelli Hospital Verbania, Italy. Email: enrico.finale@gmail.com

Abstract

A. is 12 years old and comes to the first aid for a fainting spell during gym class. Pediatric and Neurological examination, ECG, EEG and RMN are all negatives. The medical history is negative regarding the main causes of Drop Attacks. Only one cervicodorsal radiography allows diagnosis of Kimmerly’s anomaly. The Kimmerly’s anomaly occurs in adults in 14% of the population, but is extremely rare in adolescents. The conduct adopted, after discussion with the neurologist and neurosurgeon, is waiting and symptoms monitoring.

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