Polymicrogyria: gross pathology

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Mentally disabled and deafness since birth. Epilepsy.

Pathology

Polymicrogyria and atrophy of the right frontal lobe (arrow). Additionally the whole right hemisphere is smaller and the olfactory nerve on the right is missing. 

Case Discussion

Case reproduced with permission, courtesy of Dr. Katharina Glatz, Basel, Switzerland, Pathorama.ch (original case at webpathology.com is here). All rights reserved; please see original case for copyright information. 

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rID: 27813
Case created: 21st Feb 2014
Last edited: 11th Sep 2016
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