Moose head appearance

Last revised by Assoc Prof Craig Hacking on 23 Apr 2020

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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