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Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Partial Agenesis Of Corpus Callosum (Overview)

Partial agenesis of the corpus callosum is a birth defect (congenital defect) in which a person is missing part of the corpus callosum, which is the brain structure that connects the left half of the brain to the right half. The amount of problems in brain function depends on the severity of the birth defect.


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What are the tests for partial agenesis of corpus callosum?

What are the tests for partial agenesis of corpus callosum?

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

Dr. Neigatha Graney
3 Doctors shared insights

Partial Agenesis Of Corpus Callosum (Overview)

Partial agenesis of the corpus callosum is a birth defect (congenital defect) in which a person is missing part of the corpus callosum, which is the brain structure that connects the left half of the brain to the right half. The amount of problems in brain function depends on the severity of the birth defect.


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What are the tests for partial agenesis of corpus callosum?

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

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What would a child be like with agenesis of the corpus callosum?

What would a child be like with agenesis of the corpus callosum?

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 more

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What causes agenesis of the corpus callosum?

What causes agenesis of the corpus callosum?

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 more

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Do a lot of people have agenesis of the corpus callosum?

Do a lot of people have agenesis of the corpus callosum?

Rare: It is very rare for individuals to be born with either agenesis or partial agenesis of the corpus callosum. It can also be associated with other genetic syndromes. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about agenesis of the corpus callosum?

What can you tell me about agenesis of the corpus callosum?

Rare, variable six.: I would refer you to the ACC page on: www. Rarediseases. Org, the website of NORD, the National Organization for Rare Disorders. A very helpful & informative site. BTW, I have a great niece with ACC, aged 6yrs, and she has NO developmental delays so far! Good luck and my best wishes! ...Read more

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Son had MRI results of: irregular t2 and flair hyperintensity along the left aspect of the body of the corpus callosum. What does this mean?

Son had MRI results of: irregular t2 and flair hyperintensity along the left aspect of the body of the corpus callosum. What does this mean?

Many things: This could be a million things. If this is the only finding, this may represent "gliosis", which is scarring in the brain. Children can have strokes in utero. His age makes ms unlikely. They may want to follow up on regular basis if there is any concern for a low grade tumor. In the end, his neurologist who will have seen the images, and your son, will be your guide on what this means. ...Read more

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How to remove lipoma from corpus callosum?

How to remove lipoma from corpus callosum?

Watchful waiting: A lipoma in the corpus callosum is a benign tumor. Normally it is just observed from time to time with no surgery indicated. ...Read more

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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)?

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

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My daughter is 21 mos old but was born at 24 weeks of pregancey she had a MRI done the other day and said that her corpus callosum appears slightly sm?

My daughter is 21 mos old but was born at 24 weeks of pregancey she had a MRI done the other day and said that her corpus callosum appears slightly sm?

Normal variation: A major problem with MRI is that it often shows useless information. Severe premature babies can have delayed myelination that is of no clinical significance. I would ignore the MRI and just enjoy how well she is trying to recover from a very early birth. I do not approve of using the MRI to try to predict outcome. ...Read more

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What is a nonspecific heterogeneous calciric density along tje right paramedian posterior cingulate gyrus versus splenium of the corpus callosum?

What is a nonspecific heterogeneous calciric density along tje right paramedian posterior cingulate gyrus versus splenium of the corpus callosum?

Chronic: The report describes a prior area of pathology which has become calcified over a period of years. This represents an archaic process, and has been uncovered coincidently. Unlikely to correlate with current issues.
However, discuss with your physician to be complete. ...Read more

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What causes acute memory loss, PBA, confusion 166/121 BP high rbc/ platlet/ wbc& a 1 CM foci of demyl. In the splendum of the corpus callosum?

What causes acute memory loss, PBA, confusion 166/121 BP high rbc/ platlet/ wbc& a 1 CM foci of demyl. In the splendum of the corpus callosum?

CIS vs MS vs stroke: You have a demyelinating lesion in the back part of your corpus callosum. This can be due to MS, clinically isolated syndrome or something else. Your ability to process vision may be affected. I do not have enough information to comment on the abnormal blood count. Based on what has been ordered it appears that you are in good hands. ...Read more

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What is the prognosis if agenesis of corpus collosum?

What is the prognosis if agenesis of corpus collosum?

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

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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

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 more

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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?

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 more

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How does metabolic influences of mitochondria processing of simple sugars during pregnancy effect the development of the corpus callosum in a fetus?

How does metabolic influences of mitochondria processing of simple sugars during pregnancy effect the development of the corpus callosum in a fetus?

Fetal development: Truth to say, we don't really know what effects the development of the corpus callosum in the fetus. We do know that about 10% of adults do not have a corpus callosum and are essentially normal. Partial absence of the corpus callosum is abnormal and associated with mental retardation. ...Read more

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What does a left renal agenesis mean?

What does a left renal agenesis mean?

Absent left kidney: Means that the left kidney failed to develop, so there is only a right kidney present. Most people can lead a perfectly normal life with one kidney. They should avoid excess protein in their diet and minimize salt intake (good advice for everyone). ...Read more

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How is a renal agenesis diagnosed usually?

How is a renal agenesis diagnosed usually?

By accident: Screening ultrasound during pregnancy to verify dates may pick up absence of single or both kidneys before any signs. Abdominal and kidney ultrasound to evaluate a persons pain or urinary tract infection may find it by accident. Relatives of those with kidney defects have a higher risk of any kind of kidney defect (10X) so ultrasound screening is worthwhile ...Read more

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What is a corpus luteum cyst?

What is a corpus luteum cyst?

Ovary: Corpus luteum cyst is the development of a normal follicle within the ovary during a female's cycle. ...Read more

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Could taking metformin increase the chances of persistent corpus luteum?

Could taking metformin increase the chances of persistent corpus luteum?

Probably not: Metformin is used to treat diabetes. It would not be likely to have any impact directly on the ovaries. Many women with pcos do take metformin - that is usually because they also have diabetes as well. ...Read more

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Are there any clinical trials/studies/the like happening right now for birenal agenesis?

Are there any clinical trials/studies/the like happening right now for birenal agenesis?

Yes, one!: There is one trial recruiting patients and one trial that has been completed. Go to www. Clinicaltrials. Gov and type in "renal agenesis" under the search field. This link has the study that is recruiting patients: http://www. Clinicaltrials. Gov/ct2/show/NCT01509287? term=renal+agenesis&rank=2

Good luck! ...Read more

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Tell me about vaginal agenesis (absence of a vagina)?

Tell me about vaginal agenesis (absence of a vagina)?

Formation problem: When the XX chromosome denotes that the individual will be a female, genital differentiation will occur in the absence of a "Y" chromosome. When that occurs the uterus and forms and a vagina is initiated. Vaginal agenesis is a congenital failure to form during differentiation and can be corrected surgically by a GYN surgeon. ...Read more

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Hoping you can tell me, is hemorhagic corpus luteal cyst cancerous?

Hoping you can tell me, is hemorhagic corpus luteal cyst cancerous?

Typically no: Typically no but the best thing to do is get a short term followup with an ultrasound to ensure that it resolves. ...Read more

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Would someone with unilateral renal agenesis have a good quality of life?

Would someone with unilateral renal agenesis have a good quality of life?

Possibly: Many without a kidney go though a normal life and never know it. Renal anomalies occur in ~1/500 persons, and up to 1/50 of those related to one with a defect. As long as the person has no events that damage or infect this organ, they can live well with only one. If discover this by chance, I encourage the person to stop riding horses ; make other lifestyle choices to protect the organ. ...Read more

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Please help! What is the life expectancy for people with unilateral renal agenesis?

Please help! What is the life expectancy for people with unilateral renal agenesis?

Depends on variables: As long as there are no additional issues this will have no significant impact on lifespan. This is why we can give a kidney to a sibling/spouse/stranger and not suffer long term effects. ...Read more