Focal cortical dysplasia

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou

Presentation

Recurrent attacks of seizures not responding to medical treatment.

Patient Data

Age: 16 years old
Gender: Female
MRI

The right parietal cortex shows a focal area of thickened cortex with blurring of the grey/white matter junction and abnormal increased signal on T2 and FLAIR sequences consistent with dysplastic cortex.

Case Discussion

The imaging features and clinical scenario are suggestive of focal cortical dysplasia.

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Case information

rID: 39848
Case created: 23rd Sep 2015
Last edited: 23rd Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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