Subcortical band heterotopia

What is Subcortical band heterotopia?

A rare, non-syndromic cerebral malformation due to abnormal neuronal migration characterized by variable clinical manifestation depending on the location, size and thickness of subcortical bands. Clinical presentation ranges from mild cognitive deficit to developmental delay with severe intellectual disability, seizures and behavioral problems.

Other condition names

  • Subcortical laminar heterotopia

Inheritance type

Autosomal recessive, Unknown, X-linked recessive

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