Polymicrogyria (gross pathology)

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Mentally disabled and deafness since birth. Epilepsy.


Polymicrogyria and atrophy of the right frontal lobe (arrow). Additionally the whole right hemisphere is smaller and the olfactory nerve on the right is missing. 

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Case reproduced with permission, courtesy of Dr. Katharina Glatz, Basel, Switzerland, Pathorama.ch (original case at webpathology.com is here). All rights reserved; please see original case for copyright information. 

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rID: 27813
Published: 21st Feb 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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