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Bilateral posterior periventricular nodular heterotopia with cerebellar hypoplasia, communicating hydrocephalus and bilateral hippocampal sclerosis. A case report.
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PMID:  24206947     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Heterotopias are foci of grey matter in abnormal locations in the brain and are secondary to arrest of neuronal migration. Bilateral periventricular nodular heterotopias (BPVNH) are a rare form of heterotopic disorders. Many varieties of BPVNH with various associations have been reported in the literature, the commonest being the classical X-linked variety usually associated with filamin A gene (FLNA) mutations. The relationship of other types of BPVNH to this gene is variable. We report a rare variety of this entity - BPVNH with cerebellar hypoplasia, communicating hydrocephalus and bilateral hippocampal sclerosis. An exostosis arising from the left petrous temporal bone was an added finding in our patient.
S Gurusamy; S Saravanan; U Kuttuva Premnath; R Sivanandan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2009-03-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  The neuroradiology journal     Volume:  22     ISSN:  1971-4009     ISO Abbreviation:  Neuroradiol J     Publication Date:  2009 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-11-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101295103     Medline TA:  Neuroradiol J     Country:  Italy    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  11-5     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Radiodiagnosis; Madurai, Tamilnadu, India -
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