Corpus callosum agenesis and hypertelorism

Case contributed by Dr Mostafa El-Feky


Facial deformity.

Patient Data

Age: 2 years
Gender: Female

The inferior aspect of the metopic suture is united with the broad nasal bone. Normal bilateral coronal, sagittal, bilateral lamboid and squamous sutures.

Hypertelorism is seen, the distance between globes are 15 mm. Small bony defect is seen between the orbital plate of the frontal bones bilaterally at the cribriform plate, measures 2 mm with no herniated brain.

MRI brain


MRI shows absent corpus callosum, dilated lateral ventricle atria and occipital horns and a variant of Dandy-Walker syndrome.

Case Discussion

Agenesis of corpus callosum can have associated various development abnormalities. This case shows one of these associations in the form of hypertelorism and sutural abnormalities.1

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