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2007-05-22-12 Agenesis of the corpus callosum © Dudarewicz www.thefetus.net/
Agenesis of the corpus callosum

Lech Dudarewicz, MD, PhD, Slawomir Grelewski, MD, Jacek Chamerski MD, PhD.

Address correspondence to: Lech Dudarewicz, M.D., Polish Mother’s Memorial Hospital, Department of Genetics, 281/289 Rzgowska St. 93-338 Lodz, Poland; Ph: 48 42 271 11 83.

  

Here are some images and videos of agenesis of the corpus callosum in a 29+1 week old fetus of a 18-year-old primigravida with negative anamnesis.

Image 1 and 2: Transverse scans of the fetal head at 30 weeks of pregnancy showing "tear drop" appearance of the dilated lateral cerebral ventricles.

 

Image 3 and 4: Sagittal gray scale and power Doppler scans at 30 weeks of pregnancy showing abnormal vessel configuration with missing of the classical curve of the pericallosal artery.

 

Videos 1 and 2: Videosegments show color Doppler sagittal image with pericalosal vessel disarrangement (video 1); and "tear drop" appearance of the dilated lateral cerebral ventricles (video 2).

 

 

 

 

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