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Acta Neuropathologica

, Volume 35, Issue 1, pp 81–85 | Cite as

Cerebellar microgyria

  • Guillermo A. de León
  • Warren D. Grover
  • Gladys Morinigo Mestre
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Summary

The histological features of cerebellar microgyria are described in a 15 month old infant. The bizarre appearance of this malformation seems to be the result of two basic factors: secondary fusion between preformed folia, and deficient and disorderly formation of the internal granule cell layer. The findings support the view according to which cerebellar microgyria is probably due to a pathological process involving the external granule cell layer during a relatively late period of cerebellar development.

Key words

Cerebellar malformation Microgyria 

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© Springer-Verlag 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • Guillermo A. de León
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Warren D. Grover
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Gladys Morinigo Mestre
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Division of NeuropathologyTemple University School of MedicinePhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Department of Neurology, Pathology and PediatricsTemple University School of MedicinePhiladelphiaUSA
  3. 3.The St. Christopher's Hospital for ChildrenPhiladelphiaUSA

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