Schizencephaly

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Patient with a long history of seizures.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Male
MRI

MRI Brain

There is a cerebral malformation characterised by a left frontoparietal cleft filled with CSF and communicating the left lateral ventricle to the cortical surface. This cleft is lined by heterotopic grey matter. There is also the absence of the septum pellucidum. 

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates an open lip schizencephaly associated with the absence of the septum pellucidum. These cerebral malformations are commonly associated. 

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Case information

rID: 40200
Case created: 12th Oct 2015
Last edited: 12th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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