Schizencephaly - open lip

Case contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli

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Seizure.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male
MRI

Cerebrospinal fluid-filled cleft and lined by the cortical gray matter extending from the subarachnoid space of the frontoparietal region on the right down to the lateral ventricle. The grey matter is thickened and irregular along the cleft. 

Case Discussion

The recent patient was referred to us for brain MRI in view of the history of recurrent partial seizures for the last 8 months intractable to anticonvulsant sodium valproate. He had a history of a right-sided headache for the past 3 years which relieved after taking oral medications. Regarding the imaging findings, open lip schizencephaly is diagnosed.

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Case information

rID: 65659
Published: 21st Jan 2019
Last edited: 22nd Jan 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Jame Jam Imaging Center

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