Band heterotopia

Case contributed by Fateme Hosseinabadi



Patient Data

Age: 2 years
Gender: Female

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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