morphology in attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder: Morphometric analysis of MRI.
Representative images of GFAP immunoreactivity in the corpus callosum
and hippocampus of air- and CAPs-exposed male (A) and female (B) mice at PND14, with (C) relative quantification of GFAP in those regions and in the dentate gyrus, cortex, midbrain, striatum, and anterior commissure immediately adjacent.
Other, less common anomalies in GCPS include craniosynostosis, mental retardation, agenesis of the corpus callosum
, and umbilical and diaphragmatic hernias.
Following GD 7 alcohol exposure, the researchers have found deficits in a number of major fiber tracts including the corpus callosum
and fimbria/fornix in their mouse model (see figure 5B and D).
Schilmoeller, "Physical, Motor, Sensory and Developmental Features Associated with Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum
," Child: Care, Health and Development 35 (2009): 656-72.
These included three cases of agenesis of the corpus callosum
, one case of interventricular hemorrhage, and one case of focal encephalomalacia.
age Development Dorsal induction 5-6 wks Closure of neural tube Ventral induction 7-12 wks Formation of brain segments and face Migration and 12-24 wks Migration of neurons from histiogenesis periventricular germinal matrix to cortex; cortical organisation Myelination 24 wks-3 Myelination yrs Stage Anomalies Dorsal induction Anencephaly, encephalocoele, Chiari malformation, spina bifida Ventral induction Holoprosencephaly, corpus callosum
agenesis, vermian agenesis, facial abnormalities Migration and Gray matter heterotopias (e.
Kim Peek, who suffered from a condition similar to autism - Agenesis of Corpus Callosum
- was thanked by Dustin Hoffman in his Best Actor acceptance speech, while film-writer Barry Morrow also acknowledged him.
Of these, the study identified corpus callosum
lesions in 84%.
Studies utilising DTI have identified sub-cortical white matter and corpus callosum
abnormalities in patients with HIV, despite normal-appearing white matter on MR and non-focal neurological examinations (20) (Fig.
Recently, more specific MR findings have been described, such as involvement of the anterior part of the temporal pole, the external capsule, and the corpus callosum
the role of the corpus callosum
in inter-hemispheric transfer of somatosensory information, aspects of memory, and the post- treatment status of patients with gliomas (the type of brain tumor that Senator Kennedy has).
: The corpus callosum
is the cluster of white matter that connects the right and left sides of the brain, enabling them to communicate
In addition to the extra flap of skin in her trachea, Ava was born with partial absence of the corpus callosum
, a rare birth defect in which the band of tissue connecting the two hemispheres of the brain do not develop normally.
We've discovered Clementine has a disorder called agenesis of the corpus callosum
," the doctor explained.