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Monozygotic twin cases of the agenesis of the corpus callosum with schizophrenic disorder.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11952925     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report the identical monozygotic twin cases of agenesis of the corpus callosum that demonstrated schizophrenic disorder. Patients were 26-year-old twin brothers and both cases were diagnosed as having schizophrenia using DSM-III-R diagnostic criteria. On magnetic resonance imagings both cases demonstrated the total agenesis of the corpus callosum and the anterior commissure was hypertrophic. We speculated that the developmental disturbance of the corpus callosum might be related to the cause of the psychiatric disorders in the present cases.
Authors:
Naoyasu Motomura; Seiji Satani; Masaaki Inaba
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Psychiatry and clinical neurosciences     Volume:  56     ISSN:  1323-1316     ISO Abbreviation:  Psychiatry Clin. Neurosci.     Publication Date:  2002 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-04-15     Completed Date:  2002-04-30     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9513551     Medline TA:  Psychiatry Clin Neurosci     Country:  Australia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  199-202     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Mental Health Division, Department of Health Science, Osaka Kyoiku University, Kashiwara, Osaka, Japan. motomura@cc.osaka-kyoiku.ac.jp
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Corpus Callosum / abnormalities*,  pathology
Humans
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Male
Schizophrenia / genetics*,  physiopathology
Twins / genetics*,  psychology*

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