Band heterotopia

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Intractable seizures for more than 20 years.

Patient Data

Age: 38
Gender: Female
MRI

MRI Brain

Subtle band heterotopia is present, most prominently in the parietal regions.

No convincing volume loss in the hippocampi, but some areas of ill-defined architecture are in the left pes and body, with a subtle suggestion of mild flattening of the digitations. Amygdala are symmetrically unremarkable.

Otherwise, examination is unremarkable.

Conclusion

Subtle band heterotopia. No definite findings of hippocampal sclerosis - the subtle findings on the left is only relevant if in the appropriate clinical and EEG context

Case Discussion

This case illustrates multiple subcortical band heterotopia

 

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Case information

rID: 37262
Case created: 1st Jun 2015
Last edited: 3rd Sep 2015
Tag: rmh
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