Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Long standing epilepsy. Started in right hand.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female

MRI of the brain demonstrates an extensive area of developmental malformation which involves the posterosuperior margins of the left Sylvan fissure. This is characterised by abnormal cortical thickening and a nodular surface and grey-white matter interface. No cleft or grey matter heterotopia noted. Septum pellucidum is present. 

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates typical appearance of polymicrogyria which in this case is unilateral.

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Case information

rID: 16099
Published: 19th Dec 2011
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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