Band heterotopia

Case contributed by Dr Fateme Hosseinabadi

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Seizures.

Patient Data

Age: 2 years
Gender: Female
MRI

Bilateral symmetrical thick band of grey matter is seen deep to and running parallel to the cerebral cortex simulating the double cortex sign. Also, there is partial agenesis of corpus callosum. Overlying cortex exhibits mild shallowness of the sulci.

Case Discussion

MRI findings are suggestive for subcortical heterotopia of the band / laminar heterotopia variety.

Case courtesy of Prof. Ahmad Alizade.

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Case information

rID: 60187
Published: 14th May 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Isfahan University of Medical Sciences

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