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Pediatría (Asunción)

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SAMUDIO DOMINGUEZ, Gloria Celeste et al. “My child is no longer my child”. A case of dysexecutive syndrome secondary to bifrontal hygroma. Pediatr. (Asunción) [online]. 2019, vol.46, n.3, pp.204-208. ISSN 1683-9803.


dysexecutive syndrome, also known as prefrontal syndrome, is characterized by cognitive, memory and behavioral disorders, manifesting as aggressiveness, a lack of attention and loss of inhibitions, among other symptoms. Its etiology is diverse.

Case report:

a teenager with prefrontal hygroma secondary to craniocerebral trauma who developed dysexecutive syndrome is presented, with improvement after surgery.


dysexecutive syndrome should be a diagnosis in patients with prefrontal region injury and who presents personality changes.

Keywords : dysexecutive syndrome; prefrontal syndrome; hygroma.

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