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Malformations of the midline commissures: MRI findings in different forms of callosal dysgenesis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12594564     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Malformations of the corpus callosum (CC) may occur in many different syndromes. Various forms have been observed. We report seven cases of malformation of the CC. Special attention is directed towards the development of the fornix and hippocampus as a hippocampal commissure is a prerequisite of normal hippocampal development. The clinical disability of the patients presented here differed significantly, which may in part be due to the different extent of this cerebral malformation. The relevance of the concomitant aplasia of the limbic system has not been addressed in detail previously in the literature.
W Küker; H Mayrhofer; I Mader; T Nägele; I Krägeloh-Mann
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article     Date:  2002-11-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  European radiology     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0938-7994     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur Radiol     Publication Date:  2003 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-02-20     Completed Date:  2003-06-26     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9114774     Medline TA:  Eur Radiol     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  598-604     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neuroradiology, Medical School, University of Tübingen, Hoppe-Seyler Strasse 3, 72076 Tübingen, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Congenital Abnormalities / pathology*
Corpus Callosum / abnormalities,  pathology*
Echo-Planar Imaging / methods*
Follow-Up Studies
Fornix, Brain / abnormalities,  pathology*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods
Retrospective Studies
Sensitivity and Specificity
Severity of Illness Index

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