Heterotopic grey matter and abnormal sulcation

Unknown Brain Case 9


Presentation

43 y/o man with known congenital brain abnormality.

Image Findings and Discussion

An abnormal sulcus is seen extending from the right sylvian fissure. The sulcus is lined with grey matter. If it had extended to the ventricle, it would have been a case of closed-lip schizencephaly.


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Last modified December 30, 1996
Copyright 1996 Ray Ballinger, University of Florida and VA Medical Center, Gainesville, FL.
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