Familial periventricular nodular heterotopia.

  title={Familial periventricular nodular heterotopia.},
  author={K. Kamuro and Y Tenokuchi},
  journal={Brain & development},
  volume={15 3},
We describe herein a 13-year-old girl, her 34-year-old mother and her 60-year-old grandmother who have periventricular heterotopic nodules. The mother has suffered from epileptic seizures since she was 15 years old, but the daughter and grandmother have had no epilepsy. They showed multiple uncalcified nodules on the lateral ventricular walls on CT. On MRI the intensity of the nodules was the same as that of the cerebral gray matter, suggesting heterotopia, and no other cerebral abnormalities… CONTINUE READING