Cortical dysplasia: neuropathological aspects

@article{Rickert2006CorticalDN,
  title={Cortical dysplasia: neuropathological aspects},
  author={Christian H. Rickert},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
  year={2006},
  volume={22},
  pages={821-826}
}
IntroductionMalformations of the cerebral cortex are a frequent cause of pharmacoresistant epilepsies and developmental disorders.Epidemiology and geneticsThe incidence of cortical dysplasias in epilepsy surgical series varies from 12 to 40% and focal cortical dysplasias (FCD) are one of the most common neuropathological findings in resection specimens from pediatric patients undergoing cortical resections for the treatment of refractory epilepsy.Macroscopy and histopathologySurgical specimens… CONTINUE READING

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