Pancake brain

Last revised by Dr Bahman Rasuli on 26 Feb 2021

Pancake brain is the classical sign of alobar holoprosencephaly. It is due to fusion of the cerebral hemispheres leaving a single ventricle in its center. It is the most severe form of holoprosencephaly. It is associated with multiple facial abnormalities.

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