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Moose head appearance

The moose head appearance refers to the lateral ventricles in coronal projection in patients with dysgenesis of the corpus callosum. The cingulate gyrus is everted into narrowed and elongated frontal horns.

An alternative name is the viking helmet sign. Other names include steer-hornTexas longhornbuffalo horntrident-shaped, and Poseidon ventricles 4.

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rID: 13968
Section: Signs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Moose head appearance of corpus callosal dysgenesis

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