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Agenesis Of Corpus Callasum
Prognosis: Counseling for agenesis of the corpus collosum is difficult. Imaging cannot predict how the fetus will develop and function. About 10% of the adult population has agenesis of the corpus collosum and function normally. The prognosis for partial agenesis of the corpus collosum is worse and is associated with function impairment. ...Read more
Not treatable: This would not be a treatable condition. ...Read more
It is a: developmental congenital abnormality, occurring in isolation or in association with various cerebral abnormalities/syndromes.Agenesis of the corpus callosum is caused by disruption to development of the fetal brain between the 3rd and 12th weeks of pregnancy. In most cases, it is not possible to know what caused an individual to have ACC. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Mid-line defect: Agenesis of the corpus callosum may be associated with other brain abnormalities. How a child would be with agenesis of the corpus callosum depends on the extent of other associated findings. Optic nerve hypoplasia, pituitary abnormalities, developmental delays, and other neurological problems are associated with this. Please see http://www.Ninds.Nih.Gov/disorders/agenesis/agenesis.Htm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Partial agenesis: A fetal MRI can confirm what we see on ultrasound and may be helpful in prediction. Chromosomal analysis, usually by amniocentesis, is also important. Unfortunately, imaging studies do not predict function of the fetus after delivery. Partial agenesis may be worse than complete absence of the corpus callosum. ...Read more
Could taking antibiotics like doxycycline, bactrim and Macrobid have caused my baby to have a complete agenesis of the corpus callosum? The drugs were prescribed by the doctor for e-coli and ut infections and taken during the first trimester of pregnancy
No apparent link: The meds above have not been linked to acc. Any triggering process is in play at or before the 4th month, when the cc normally forms.Acc has been found as a sporadic event, or showing autosomal dominant, recessive or x linked forms of inheritance.It can occur in normal people or as part af a significant syndrome or chromosome defect. Genetic eval & counseling are indicated for all cases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I am almost 32 years old! i found out approx. 7.5 years ago that I have no corpus callosum (mid- brain)?
Neurobehavioral Rx: The corpus callosum is a white matter tract that connects the two hemispheres. There's a whole range of disorders that are connected to either agenesis or incomplete formation of this white matter tract. Most of the treatment is behavioral in origin. Obviously stimulation of the brain by any means possible will be to your benefit now and in the future. Good luck and well wishes. ...Read more
Doc said tht my baby has a genesis of corpus callosm & MIGHT hve heart condition & diagnosed w/ dandy walker syndrom. 15 weeks preg, what to do?
Consult neurosurgeon: Prenatal findings of agenesis of the corpus callosum and possible dandy walker malformation may indicate developing hydrocephalus. A consultation with a pediatric neurosurgeon can confirm the findings and allow you to discuss the best follow-up plan and treatment options both during the rest of the pregnancy and after delivery, as well as safe methods of delivery itself. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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