Open lip schizencephaly - bilateral

Case contributed by Dr Naqibullah Foladi


Persistent seizures.

Patient Data

Age: 45 days
Gender: Male


There is evidence of CSF clefts bilaterally in the peri rolandic region communicating the cortical surface with the trigone areas of both lateral ventricles.

The CSF cleft is lined by grey matter. 

Some areas of broad thickened gyri with shallow sulci are also noted in both cerebral hemispheres involving the pareito-occipito-temporal lobes.

Case Discussion

The features described above are in favor of bilateral open lip schizencephaly with features of pachygyria.


This case is also contributed by DR. Mohammad Tahir Aien

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Case information

rID: 71024
Published: 17th Sep 2019
Last edited: 18th Sep 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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