Viking helmet appearance

The Viking helmet appearance refers to the morphology of the lateral ventricles in the coronal plane in patients with dysgenesis of the corpus callosum. The cingulate gyrus is everted into narrowed and elongated frontal horns.

An alternative name is moose head appearance. Other names include steer-horn, Texas longhorn, buffalo horntrident-shaped, and Poseidon ventricles 4.

Inspired signs

Article information

rID: 13969
Section: Signs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Viking helmet sign
  • Viking helmet appearance of dysgenesis of the corpus callosum
  • Viking helmet sign of dysgenesis of the corpus callosum
  • Viking's helmet sign

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