Focal cortical dysplasia with calcification: A case report

Kazuhiro Samura, Takato Morioka, Fumiaki Yoshida, Kimiaki Hashiguchi, Yasushi Miyagi, Masahiro Mizoguchi, Tadahisa Shono, Shinji Nagata, Satoshi O. Suzuki, Tomio Sasaki

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Abstract

Case report: Focal cortical dysplasia (FCD) with calcification is rare. We presented a 13-year-old epileptic patient with FCD and calcification in the left frontal lobe. At age 24, the FCD lesion and the surrounding epileptogenic cortex and underlying subcortex were removed after chronic subdural electrode recording. Histological examination showed that the calcified lesion was not independent of the FCD lesion but located in the subcortical area of the FCD lesion. A neoplastic nature was ruled out for the lesion. Discussion: The pathophysiological mechanism involved in the coexistence of FCD and calcification is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)619-622
Number of pages4
JournalChild's Nervous System
Volume24
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Clinical Neurology

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    Samura, K., Morioka, T., Yoshida, F., Hashiguchi, K., Miyagi, Y., Mizoguchi, M., Shono, T., Nagata, S., Suzuki, S. O., & Sasaki, T. (2008). Focal cortical dysplasia with calcification: A case report. Child's Nervous System, 24(5), 619-622. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00381-007-0566-4