Lesions of the corpus callosum (differential)

Lesions of the corpus callosum, or callosal lesions, can be classified into those without mass lesions and invading mass lesions. Typically only aggressive lesions can invade the corpus callosum as it is composed of very dense white matter tracts which act like a barrier to tumour spreading 1.

The differential diagnosis for a corpus callosum lesion can include:

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rID: 18622
Section: Gamuts
Tag: refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Corpus callosal mass
  • Mass involving the corpus callosum
  • Callosal lesions
  • Corpus callosum mass
  • Corpus callosal masses
  • Corpus callosal lesions

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    Case 1: primary CNS lymphoma
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    Case 2: glioblastoma
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    Case 3: GBM involving the splenium
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    Case 4: probable Marchiafava-Bignami
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    Case 5: cavernous malformation
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    Case 6: infarct
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