Sunday 22 January 2012

Corpus callosal Hypoplasia

MRI Brain Axial T2w sections shows inter hemispheric fissure is not a straight mid line with inter digitating gyri.

Sagittal T1w mid line section show a relatively smaller thickness body portion of Corpus callosal stripe. All portions of corpus callosum visualized. No any particular portion missing.
Normal anterior lobe of pituitary.

Imaging diagnosis: Hypoplasia of Corpus callosum.

Hypoplasia refers to a thin but morphologically intact corpus callosum, not a normal variant of development but rather an abnormality of cerebral development.
Associated with development delay, autism, congnitive disorders and Hereditary Spasitc Paraplegia. 

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