Schizencephaly - bilateral

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Case Discussion

Selected images through the brain of a child demonstrate bilateral clefts extending from the cortcal surface to the ventricles. On the right the cleft is widely open whereas on the left the sides are in contact with no CSF seen between them. On both sides the walls of the cleft is lined by abnormal grey matter (polymicrogyria). Finding as consistent with bilateral schizencephaly, open lip on the right and closed lip on the left.

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Case information

rID: 7900
Case created: 21st Dec 2009
Last edited: 27th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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