Isolated focal cortical dysplasia

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Isolated focal cortical dysplasia

Synonyms: Epilepsy due to FCD

Isolated focal cortical dysplasia is a rare genetic non-syndromic cerebral malformation due to abnormal neuronal migration disorder characterized by variable-sized focalized malformations located in any part(s) of the cerebral cortex which manifests with drug-resistant epilepsy (usually leading to intellectual disability) and behavioral disturbances. Abnormal MRI findings (e.g. abnormal white and/or grey matter signal blurred gray-white matter junction localized volume loss cortical thickening abnormal gyral pattern abnormal hippocampus) and variable histopathologic patterns are associated.

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