Marchiafava-Bignami disease

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Chronic renal patient. Decreased level of consciousness.

Patient Data

Age: 64
Gender: Male

CT Brain

CT shows hypoattenuating regions in the genu and partially characterized in body of corpus callosum 

Case Discussion

Marchiafava-Bignami disease is a rare neurodegenerative disorder with a pathognomonic hallmark of corpus callosum demyelination.

The present patient don't have a known history of chronic heavy alcohol consumption.

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Case information

rID: 26388
Published: 18th Dec 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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