Porencephaly

Case contributed by Dr Hidayatullah Hamidi

Presentation

Developmental delay, left side weakness.

Patient Data

Age: 5 years
Gender: Male
CT

A large porencephalic cavity in right fronto-parieto-temporal lobes communicating with right lateral ventricle. No significant midline shift is noted. No significant hydrocephalus.

Case Discussion

A porencephaly is typically covered by white matter as in the current case, while a schizencephaly is covered by grey matter. 

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Case information

rID: 83386
Published: 21st Oct 2020
Last edited: 21st Oct 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included