A case of schizencephaly associated with skeletal deformities and abnormal eye movements

Koc F. , Bozdemir H. , Koc Z., Sonmezler A.

NEUROSURGERY QUARTERLY, cilt.15, ss.72-74, 2005 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier


Schizencephaly is an extremely rare developmental disorder characterized by abnormal clefts in the brain's cerebral hemispheres. The major clinical features are mental-motor retardation, seizures, microcephaly, and hemiparesis or quadriparesis. A male patient with schizencephaly who has spastic quadriparesis, optic atrophy, abnormal eye movements, nystagmus, and skeletal deformities is presented.