Hydranencephaly

Case contributed by Dr Naqibullah Foladi

Presentation

Developmental delay

Patient Data

Age: 2 years
Gender: Male
CT

Enlarged head with CSF fluid replacing predominantly the bilateral fronto-parietal regions.
Marked cerebral destruction of both cerebral hemispheres predominately in the distribution of mid-cerebral arteries is noted. Minimal residual tissue identified bilaterally. 
The interhemispheric fissure is centered on the midline.
Lateral ventricles are not visualized clearly.
Third and fourth ventricles are unremarkable.
No abnormalities are seen in thalami.
The brain stem and cerebellum appear normal.

Case Discussion

Features are of hydranencephaly

 

Additional contributor: Dr. M. Tahir Aien.

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Case information

rID: 89052
Published: 18th May 2021
Last edited: 21st May 2021
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