Hippocampal malrotation

Case contributed by Dr Prashant Gupta

Presentation

history of child hood infection, progressive mental retardation since then, seizures

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Female
Modality: MRI

there is vertical abnormal orientation of the hippocampal body and collateral sulcus. the signal is abnormal as well.

right sided cerebral hemiatrophy is seen as well with a focal cortical dysplasia in right pairetal region.

Case Discussion

Hippocampal malrotation (HIMAL) is rare in patients without seizures hence most likely it is a patholigical finding.

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Case Information

rID: 17533
Case created: 23rd Apr 2012
Last edited: 15th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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