Polymicrogyria

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Long standing epilepsy. Started in right hand.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female
MRI

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
Case created: 19th Dec 2011
Last edited: 22nd Mar 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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