Hemimegalencephaly and normal intellectual development

L. Fusco, S. Ferracuti, G. Fariello, M. Manfredi, F. Vigevano

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Hemimegalencephaly is a rare congenital malformation characterised by overgrowth of one hemisphere. Although it is commonly thought to be associated with neurological deficits, developmental delay, and intractable epilepsy, the clinical expression of hemimegalencephaly, can vary widely. This patient was neurologically and neuropsychologically normal apart from rare partial seizures.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)720-722
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology


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