Agenesis of corpus callosum

Agenesis of the corpus callosum (ACC) is one of several disorders of the corpus callosum, the structure that connects the two hemispheres (left and right) of the brain. In ACC the corpus callosum is partially or completely absent. It is caused by a disruption of brain cell migration during fetal ...1

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Causes of Agenesis of corpus callosum

Agenesis of the corpus callosum (ACC) is one of several disorders of the corpus callosum, the structure that connects the two hemispheres (left and right) of the brain. In ACC the corpus callosum is partially or completely absent. It is ...2

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Differential Diagnosis of Agenesis of corpus callosum

Other disorders of the corpus callosum include dysgenesis, in which the corpus callosum is developed in a malformed or incomplete way, and hypoplasia, in which the corpus callosum is thinner than usual. Individuals with these disorders have a higher risk ...3

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Causes List for Agenesis of corpus callosum

Possible causes of Agenesis of corpus callosum (or similar symptoms) may include:4

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Clinical Features of Agenesis of corpus callosum

The effects of the disorder range from subtle or mild to severe, depending on associated brain abnormalities. Children with the most severe brain malformations may have intellectual impairment, seizures, hydrocephalus, and spasticity. ...Source: NINDS (NIH)5 ...

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Treatments for Agenesis of corpus callosum

Is there any treatment? There is no standard course of treatment for ACC. Treatment usually involves management of symptoms and seizures if they occur. Associated difficulties are much more manageable with early recognition and therapy, especially therapies focusing on left ...6

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References

  1. Source: NINDS (NIH): ninds.nih.gov/ disorders/ agenesis/ agenesis.htm
  2. ibid.
  3. ibid.
  4. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  5. Source: NINDS (NIH): ninds.nih.gov/ disorders/ agenesis/ agenesis.htm
  6. ibid.

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