Bilateral schizencephaly (open and closed lip)

Case contributed by Dr Heraldo O.Mello Neto


Patient with general developmental delay and motor disturbance.

Patient Data

Age: 5 years
Gender: Male

Alteration of the morphology and conformation of cortical gyri of the cerebral hemispheres, compromising the frontoparietal regions, more evident on the left.

CSF split delimited by heterotopic gray matter extending from the lateral surface of the left cerebral hemisphere communicating with the lateral ventricle (open lip). Similar change is seen on the right, but without communication with the ventricular system (closed lip).

The septum pellucidum is absent.

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Case information

rID: 52574
Published: 18th Apr 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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