A Practical Approach to Supratentorial Brain Malformations What Radiologists Should Know
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AbstractFor general radiologists, congenital brain malformations pose substantial challenges in terms of recognition, description, and classification. This review describes a practical approach to imaging and classifying the most common supratentorial brain malformations. It begins with a discussion of embryology and optimal imaging technique and then summarizes distinguishing imaging features for several major categories of cerebral malformation, including holoprosencephaly, gray matter heterotopia, lissencephaly/pachygyria, focal cortical dysplasia, polymicrogyria, and cobblestone malformation. The importance of identifying abnormalities in the corpus callosum and basal ganglia is also discussed, both for detection and characterization of cerebral malformations.
All Author(s) ListYang E, Chu WCW, Lee EY
Journal nameRadiologic Clinics of North America
Volume Number55
Issue Number4
Pages609 - 627
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
KeywordsBrain malformation, Holoprosencephaly, Callosal dysgenesis, Lissencephaly, Pachygyria, Focal cortical dysplasia, Polymicrogyria, Cobblestone malformation
Web of Science Subject CategoriesRadiology, Nuclear Medicine & Medical Imaging;Radiology, Nuclear Medicine & Medical Imaging

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