Corpus Callosotomy for Seizures Associated with Band Heterotopia

Howard J. Landy, Richard G. Curless, R. Eugene Ramsay, Jeremy Slater, Cosimo Ajmone‐Marsan, Robert M. Quencer

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Band heterotopia is a severe form of neuronal migration disorder associated with intractable epilepsy and neurologic impairment. Surgical treatment of seizures associated with this malformation has not been reported previously. We report a patient with band heterotopia and poorly controlled atonic seizures causing falls and injury. The patient was treated with anterior corpus callosotomy, with significant postoperative decrease in seizure frequency. Corpus callosotomy is a reasonable alternative to consider in management of patients with cortical heterotopia and intractable seizures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)79-83
Number of pages5
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1993


  • Atonic seizures
  • Corpus callosotomy
  • Epilepsy
  • Heterotopia
  • Neuronal migration

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neuroscience(all)


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