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Lipoma of the corpus callosum.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1011028     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Lipoma of the corpus callosum is a rare congenital condition, often asymptomatic, but which may present as epilepsy, hemiplegia, dementia, or headaches. This paper reviews the condition and reports the only two cases which are known to the Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, London. The second case demonstrated the value of computerised axial tomography (EMI scan) in making the diagnosis and showing associated anomalies.
D Wallace
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry     Volume:  39     ISSN:  0022-3050     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psychiatr.     Publication Date:  1976 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-03-31     Completed Date:  1977-03-31     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985191R     Medline TA:  J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1179-85     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Brain / radiography
Brain Neoplasms* / complications,  radiography
Cerebral Angiography
Child, Preschool
Corpus Callosum*
Epilepsy / etiology
Headache / etiology
Hemiplegia / etiology
Lipoma* / radiography
Nausea / etiology
Skull / radiography
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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