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ADHD AND BRAIN CYSTS

MY SON WAS DIAGNOSED WITH SEIZURE DISORDER-NOS WHEN HE WAS AT 17 MONTHS OLD.  AFTER MRI'S, WE WERE TOLD THAT HE DOES HAVE CYSTS ON HIS BRAIN.  AFTER BEING ON PHENOBARBITAL, HE BECAME TO HAVE BEHAVIORAL ISSUES.  AFTER TALKING TO HIS NEUROLOGIST AND REGULATING MEDS, WE CHOSE TO CHANGE TO LAMICTAL.  AFTER GETTING HIM WEENED OF THE PHENOBARB AND HAD THE LAMICTAL REGULATED, WE CONTINUED TO SEE BEHAVIORAL ISSUES.  MY SON IS DELAYED IN SPEECH, OT, AND DEVELOPEMENTAL.  HE IS GETTING THERAPY FOR ALL THREE.  AFTER TALKING TO HIS THERIPIST AND NOTICED HIS BEHAVIOR, WE HAD HIM EVALUATED FOR PDD.  WHILE AT THE EVAL, WE WERE TOLD THAT HE HAS DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR DISORDER (DBD)-ADHD.  SINCE WE KNOW THAT THE CYSTS ARE NOT THE CAUSE OF THE SEIZURES, IS IT POSSIBLE THAT THE CYST BE THE CAUSE OF THE ADHD?  I DONT KNOW THE EXACT NAME OF THE CYST NOR THE LOCATION OF THE CYST.  UNFORTUNATLY OUR NEUROLOGIST IS VERY DIFFICULT TO UNDERSTAND IS REALLY SPARING WITH INFORMATION THAT HE GIVE US.  
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Hi.

At present, there is no definite etiology identified for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, although it is highly believed that genetics plays a significant role in this. It might be unlikely that the cyst would cause the ADHD.

Hope this answers your query.
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