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Viking helmet appearance

Last revised by Dr Abdulmajid Bawazeer on 23 Jun 2020

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.

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