Corpus callosum dysgenesis

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Well. Incidental abnormality on CT brain when imaged for other reasons. Further work up.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female

MRI brain

MRI of the brain demonstrates absence of the corpus callosum with the interhemispheric sulci reaching the roof of the third ventricle. The ventricles are widely spaced with prominence of the trigones (colpocephaly). When imaged axially they have a racing car configuration. 

Case Discussion

This case illustrates the typical features of callosal dysgenesis. 

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Case information

rID: 15804
Published: 12th Nov 2011
Last edited: 6th Oct 2019
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