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Cortical dysplasia (MRI) (2)

Coronal T2 (A), spoiled gradient recall (B), and FLAIR (C) weighted sequences demonstrate a focal area of cortical thickening (arrow) and abnormal signal in the left fusiform gyrus of the temporo-occipital lobe in a patient with refractory seizures. This area was resected and found to be consistent with focal cortical dysplasia pathologically. (Contributed by Dr. Diana Gomez-Hassan.)

Associated Disorders

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