Subependymal grey matter heterotopia

Case contributed by Dr Abdallah Al Khateeb


Refractory seizure disorder despite previous trials of multiple different medications.

Patient Data

Age: 17 years
Gender: Female

Bilateral, nearly symmetrical nodules, subependymal in location, at both lateral ventricles that follow grey matter intensity on all sequences.

Case Discussion

The case shows subependymal grey matter heterotopia, which is the most common form of grey matter heterotopia.

Also, as in the case, the typical presentation of a seizure disorder in the second decade of life is presented.

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Case information

rID: 67584
Published: 13th Apr 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Jordan University of science and technology

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