Cerebral hemiatrophy

Case contributed by Dr Khairy Abdella



Patient Data

Age: 2 years
Gender: Female

MRI brain

The left cerebral hemisphere shows:

  • Thinning of the grey matter cortex.
  • Reduced volume of the underlying white matter, mainly affect the fronto-parietal region.
  • Enlargement of the ipsi-lateral lateral ventricle as well as ipsi-lateral cisterns.
  • Encephalomalacia involving the left high parietal region.
  • Reduced size of the ipsi-lateral cerebral peduncle .
  • As well as reduced size of the contra-lateral cerebellum.
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Case information

rID: 43134
Case created: 25th Feb 2016
Last edited: 10th Jan 2018
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