band heterotopia

band heterotopia

an anomaly of the cerebral cortex in which a heterotopic band of gray matter is found between the lateral ventricles and the cortex; affected patients may have mental retardation or epilepsy.
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sup][1] Gray matter heterotopias are best divided into three categories: subependymal, subcortical, and band heterotopia.
SNH was the most common type, followed by subcortical heterotopia, whereas band heterotopia was the least common type.
4) Laminar heterotopia consists of bands of neurons between the cortex and lateral ventricles; it is therefore also known as band heterotopia or double cortex.
Dobyns: The clinical patterns and molecular genetics of lissencephaly and subcortical band heterotopia.
Subcortical heterotopia: Subcortical Band Heterotopia falls under lissencephaly spectrum of heterotopia.
In subcortical heterotopia (other than band heterotopia or cortical infolding), no cause has been identified.
Experts have discovered Toni suffers from Band Heterotopia, a severe genetic condition linked to epilepsy.
According to the location of heterotopia, patients were classified into three groups: subependymal, sub-cortical and band heterotopia.
Patients with band heterotopia often present with "double cortex".
Most standard MR imaging protocols typically used to evaluate intracranial disease are suboptimal in the identification of subtleepileptogenic substrates, such as cortical dysplasia, hippocampal sclerosis and band heterotopias.