Corpus callosum agenesis and hypertelorism

Case contributed by Dr Mostafa El-Feky


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Patient Data

Age: 2 years
Gender: Female

CT brain

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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Case information

rID: 53723
Published: 7th Jun 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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