28 July 2010

Lissencephaly

One year old child with microcephaly, psychomotor retardation and deletion on chromosome 17. Transversal T2, IR, coronal FLAIR and parasagittal T1 show decreased number of sulci as well as clearly thickened gyri. Case of Lissencephaly - "smooth brain" with Pachygyria - "broad gyri". Images from 3T MRI scanner.