alexa Perisylvian Polymicrogyria: Unusual Presentation of Malformation of Cortical Development in an Adult | OMICS International
ISSN: 2155-9562
Journal of Neurology & Neurophysiology

Like us on:

Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700+ peer reviewed, Open Access Journals that operates with the help of 50,000+ Editorial Board Members and esteemed reviewers and 1000+ Scientific associations in Medical, Clinical, Pharmaceutical, Engineering, Technology and Management Fields.
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events with over 600+ Conferences, 1200+ Symposiums and 1200+ Workshops on
Medical, Pharma, Engineering, Science, Technology and Business

Perisylvian Polymicrogyria: Unusual Presentation of Malformation of Cortical Development in an Adult

Deepak Menon*, Ramsekhar Menon and Bejoy Thomas

Department of Neurology, SCTIMST, Trivandrum, Kerala, India

Corresponding Author:
Deepak Menon
Department of Neurology, SCTIMST
Trivandrum, Kerala, India
Tel: +91 9846311864
E-mail: [email protected]

Received date: July 06, 2015; Accepted date: July 08, 2015; Published date: July 13, 2015

Citation: Menon D, Menon R, Thomas B (2015) Perisylvian Polymicrogyria: Unusual Presentation of Malformation of Cortical Development in an Adult. J Neurol Neurophysiol 6:i002. doi:10.4172/2155-9562.1000i002

Copyright: © 2015 Menon D, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

Visit for more related articles at Journal of Neurology & Neurophysiology

Description

A 42 year old man with no antecedent illness presented with refractory focal seizures having a sensory aura suggestive of left parietal ictal onset since 14 years of age along with poor scholastic performance and non-progressive slurring of speech. He had an IQ of 80 and his examination was notable for spastic dysarthria and subtle bipyramidal signs. His MRI showed bilateral perisylvian polymicrogyria (BPP) and EEG showed bilateral centroparietal IEDs [1,2]. BPP are cortical malformations secondary to abnormal postmigrational development, clinically characterized by perisylvian syndrome, mental retardation and seizures. The posterior extension of the polymicrogyria may explain the parietal onset of seizures.

Figure

Figure

Figure

Figure

References

  1. Leventer RJ, Lese CM, Roseberry J, et al. (2001) Clinical and morphologic characteristics of polymicrogyria: a magnetic resonance imaging study of 220 patients. Epilepsia 42:103-104.
  2. Barkovich AJ, Hevner R, Guerrini R (1999) Syndromes of bilateral symmetrical polymicrogyria. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 20:1814-1821.
Select your language of interest to view the total content in your interested language
Post your comment

Share This Article

Relevant Topics

Recommended Conferences

Article Usage

  • Total views: 11904
  • [From(publication date):
    August-2015 - Jul 23, 2018]
  • Breakdown by view type
  • HTML page views : 8137
  • PDF downloads : 3767
 

Post your comment

captcha   Reload  Can't read the image? click here to refresh

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2018-19
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri & Aquaculture Journals

Dr. Krish

[email protected]

+1-702-714-7001Extn: 9040

Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals

Ronald

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9040

Clinical Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Food & Nutrition Journals

Katie Wilson

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science

Andrea Jason

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics & Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Materials Science Journals

Rachle Green

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Nursing & Health Care Journals

Stephanie Skinner

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

Ann Jose

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

putlockers

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

 
© 2008- 2018 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version