Schizencephaly - closed lip

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: Child
MRI

MRI brain

A grey matter lined cleft extends through the frontoparietal region on the left down to the lateral ventricles. The sides of the cleft in places appose each other. The grey matter is thickened and irregular along the cleft. 

Case Discussion

This case illustrates left-sided 'close lipped' schizencephaly with polymicrogyria. 

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Case information

rID: 15807
Case created: 12th Nov 2011
Last edited: 10th Jan 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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