Polymicrogyria - peri-Sylvian fissure

Case contributed by Dr Heba Abdelmonem


Epileptic seizures.

Patient Data

Age: 20-25 years
Gender: Female

MRI of the brain demonstrates abnormal cortical thickening, increased gyri, with a nodular surface of the grey-white matter interface of the posterosuperior margin of the right perisylvian region. Volume loss of the affected region with prominent related extra axial space and compensatory hypertrophy of the related skull are also noted. No cleft or grey matter heterotopia.

Case Discussion

Right perisylvian polymicrogyria resulting in epilepsy. 

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Case information

rID: 65539
Published: 13th Jan 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Zagazig University Hospital

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