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Neuronal heterotopia in focal cortical dysplasia (photomicrograph)

Multiple nodules of neuronal heterotopia in the white matter. The ventricular surface is at the bottom, and the small nodular islands of neuronal heterotopia can be seen within the adjacent white matter. (Kluver-Barrera stain) (Contributed by Dr. Paul Mischel.)

Associated Disorders

  • Cerebral dysgenesis
  • Cortical dysplastic lesion
  • Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor
  • Dysplastic cortex
  • Epilepsy
  • Focal neuroblast migratory disorder
  • Ganglioglioma
  • Hemimegalencephaly
  • Microdysgenesis
  • Neuroglial hamartias